As much as we as journalists strive for accuracy and fairness, mistakes do creep into our work.
We are not just talking about getting numbers and stats wrong. Misleading headlines and incorrectly spelled names are just a few of the inaccuracies that can happen.
Putting your hands up and admitting those mistakes, however, can help to bring about healthy conversations with your audience. Bookmark Trusting News journalist Lynn Walsh’ trust tips on how to acknowledge when you do mess up.
"Level up by going live on Facebook to discuss what happened and welcoming questions and feedback," she writes.
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