The review uncovered examples of work that do not meet WIRED editorial standards. (List of posts with confirmed issues to date below.) Although Frontal Cortex posts were not edited or fact checked, we expect those whose work appears on our site to follow basic good journalism practices. Lehrer’s failure to meet WIRED editorial standards leaves […]

I’m a journalism professor and science journalist, and though I’ve written for Wired once or twice (and I happen to know and like Wired’s editor, Chris Anderson), I was a relatively neutral, outside party who could check Lehrer’s blog for journalistic malfeasance. So Wired.com asked me to take a look. My task was not to […]

“To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; to be credible we must be truthful.”—Edward R. Murrow Users approach most products with an expectation of honesty. Things should do what they say, behave in an expected manner and reinforce their decision to use this product/service/website. The interface is your […]