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The Propagation of Errors

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Chris Vallance | 14:42 UK time, Monday, 28 August 2006

Just a short note to follow up on a comment left by Nigel. He raises an interesting point about the way that errors in wire stories can permeate through the press and mainstream media. Putting Google news and the excellent website Regret the Error together you can follow mistakes through the press, like this and this. But I wonder if there's a way to use this technology to provide some quantitative analysis.

Heh: and to prove the point I originally slugged this "propOgation of errors"

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