Mistakes, I’ve made a few…
If you want to get a little sad about the current state of local journalism, look no further than our friend Jim Romenesko, who posted this story earlier in the week.
It concerns the publisher of the Florida-based St. Augustine Record and her plan to turn the copy editing process into a “find the typo” contest for readers. Yes, you did just hear a groan emanating from newsrooms across the country.
The problem is that, while the paper’s content does “[go] through about four or five people” before reaching your mailbox or tablet, those pesky typos just can’t stop/won’t stop.