How NowThis News Handles Multi-Platform Corrections

By: Craig Silverman | Poynter

Not long after the Newtown shootings last December, Ed O’Keefe was in theNowThis News newsroom when a Facebook profile some claimed to be the shooter’s circulated on social media and via some news organizations. The profile was Ryan Lanza’s; the gunman turned out to be his brother, Adam Lanza.
“I remember very distinctly standing up in the newsroom and saying something doesn’t smell right,” O’Keefe told me in a recent phone interview.


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