November 26, 2019 A pronoun is a biographical detail that has to be correct. Getting it wrong not only means we've made a mistake, it means we may have hurt the person we interviewed.
November 12, 2019 We need to be careful when we cite figures and refer to those in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
November 4, 2019 The decision on what, if anything, to say will be made by Nancy Barnes (with input, obviously, from senior editors).
October 28, 2019 Also: As stories such as this evolve, it is tempting to refer to details that turn out to be wrong as having been "fake news." That's a term we should not use.
October 2, 2019 We reached our goal (on reducing mistakes) in September.
September 25, 2019 Other ways to refer to the account of the conversation President Trump had with the president of Ukraine include "an account of the call" or "a memorandum."
September 23, 2019 It's not "Kiev."
August 8, 2019 We can be respectful of the feelings of those in the audience who find it disturbing to hear the name over and over, and respectful of those who believe repeating the name glorifies a horrible person.
August 5, 2019 We should continue to carefully consider how we use the word in order not to diminish its meaning.
July 26, 2019 Instructions on how to enter information about exclusives that have embargo times.
July 12, 2019 Also, when someone is accused of assaulting both minors and adults, be sure to use phrases such as "women and girls" or "men and boys."
July 9, 2019 There is a "U.S. Border Patrol" within it and there are border patrol agents, but the name of the agency ends with "Protection," not "Patrol."
July 3, 2019 As we've said before, we don't necessarily have to report about them "until we have more to say than that they exist."
June 17, 2019 As an NPR public editor once observed, that's a "pejorative" birth label.