By Andy Schotz | December 26th, 2008
On the subject of checking everything before you print it…
This is a good piece looking back at Alan Abel, who perpetrated many pranks that suckered the press (http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/article/549395)
Consider how trusting we journalists can be, especially when writing feature stories and profiles. How far do we go to verify information before we include it in a story? Is “well, he said it” enough?