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About Kirk LaPointe

Kirk LaPointe is the former CBC Ombudsman and the past Executive Director of the Organization of News Ombudsmen. He teaches ethics and leadership at the Graduate School of Journalism at University of British Columbia, is the Vice President, Audience and Business Development, at Business in Vancouver Media Group, and the evening host on Roundhouse Radio 98.3 FM Vancouver.
Latest Posts | By Kirk LaPointe
Owning up to mistakes is a way to build trust with readers
5 years ago

Owning up to mistakes is a way to build trust with readers

By Kirk LaPointe If the academic literature suggests one-half of all stories contain a factual error, then it is clear that corrections should be in routine order. But when and how to do so is a debate within journalism, particularly…
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