The Toronto Star is looking at new ways to track errors and perhaps reduce them, as other papers, including the Hamilton Spectator, have done. In a recent column, the Star‘s Public Editor, Kathy English, explains why getting names right matters and how getting them wrong hurts a paper’s credibility. A former journalism educator at Ryerson, she says there’s a good reason students should get an F when they misspell any name.

The Toronto Star is looking at new ways to track errors and perhaps reduce them, as other papers, including the Hamilton Spectator, have done. In a recent column, the Star‘s Public Editor, Kathy English, explains why getting names right matters and how getting them wrong hurts a paper’s credibility. A former journalism educator at Ryerson, she says there’s a good reason students should get an F when they misspell any name.

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