Too many journalists never learn an important lesson and from the sound of press releases flying around about a TV show investigating the disappearance of Iowa anchorwoman Jodi Huisentruit, who hasn’t been seen since disappearing 23 years ago, a common mistake is about to be repeated. Read more →
Ryan Larson, the man wrongly accused in the November 2012 killing of Cold Spring police officer Tom Decker, is suing more news media organizations. Read more →
Ryan Larson, the man falsely suspected of killing of Cold Spring police officer Tom Decker in 2012, might have a struggle in court proving his defamation suits against — so far — WCCO and KSTP, but with any luck, he’ll succeed in getting local news media to take a step back and a deep breath in similar stories in the future. Read more →
There never was any substantial evidence against Larson in the shooting of Cold Spring police officer Thomas Decker, but that didn’t stop police from naming him in a quick news conference after the shooting, nor stop news organizations from tossing aside the policy of not naming suspects until they’re actually charged with a crime.
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