New media's credibility ratings remain high with Netizens, a new study shows. But the potential for posting misinformation--or posting accurate information before its time--remains high as well, as demonstrated by two embarrassing errors that took place in the same week.
New media largely accurate
The inadvertent release on the Internet of sensitive U.S. economic data was hardly the first such snafu in cyberspace, but such mistakes remain the exception.
Labor Department report scooped
Election site jumps the gun