Jan 23, 2019

Daily Mail demands browser warning U-turn

The Daily Mail is calling for a web browser alert that criticises its journalism to be changed. They said they had already tried to engage with the Daily Mail. "Our journalist analysts always contact websites if they get a negative rating on any of our nine journalistic criteria. The Mail Online chose not to reply," co-chief executive Gordon Crovitz, a former Wall Street Journal columnist, told the BBC. "Dozens of news websites have changed their practices based on our journalistic criteria on credibility and transparency in order to become more reliable sources of news." The Daily Mail is not the only news source to trigger such a warning. Visitors to the right-wing US conspiracy site InfoWars, the left-wing US political blog Daily Kos and the Russian government news agency Sputnik also see the same words of advice.

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