Articles are read by millions of people from around the globe every day. Everyone depends on news outlets whether it be social media or print, to find out and understand what is going on in the world. However, this does not mean that news reporting is perfect.

Accidents happen, and some of these mistakes can sneak past the entire editorial team and appear on the final article.

The mistakes can something as simple as a small misspelling and in some contexts can be quite funny, but errors can also seriously affect the accuracy of the news and be potentially dangerous.

Andrew Knight from The London School of Journalism has put together this concise list of ten common mistakes to avoid as a journalist. Whether you are a reporter, blogger, or editor, everyone benefits from watching out for these easy errors.

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