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The Mitch Albom Fallout

April 8, 2005

Columnist's error being investigated
Note to Detroit Free Press readers about investigation into Mitch Albom column error.

Albom column sparks criticism for fabrication
Detroit News story about Mitch Albom column controversy.

Syndicate Advisory Cites Error in Mitch Albom Column
Tribune News Service warned editors of errors in Mitch Albom column.

I owe you an apology for Sunday's column: Here it is
Mitch Albom writes an apology for the errors in his column.

Longing for another slice of dorm pizza
The column that's gotten Mitch Albom in trouble.

Freep needs to do more than issue an apology
Eric Deggans of the St. Petersburg Times calls Mitch Albom and his editors to task for allowing an obviously fabricated event to make it into the paper.

Letters Sent to Romenesko
Letters to Romenesko about the Mitch Albom controversy.

April 9, 2005

Portrait of the Columnist as a Pampered Athlete
The columnist as pampered athlete, from Poynter's Roy Peter Clark.

From Failure to Professional Malpractice
Mitch Albom failed. Big time.

April 11, 2005

No one's defending renowned journalist
Baltimore Sun AME, other peers feel Mitch Albom will lose his job over column.

No More Tuesdays with Mitch?
Editor & Publisher's Joe Strupp thinks if Mitch Albom survives serious punishment then something is wrong in the news business.

What this mistake means
Letters to the editor that ran in the Detroit Free Press over the Mitch Albom situation.

Among ethics lapses, remember the heroes
Springfield News-Leader columnist calls Lieberman, Gerst the anti-Alboms.

Editor, reporters to investigate erroneous Mitch Albom column
Detroit Free Press investigation to be conducted by AME investigative reporting and group of DFP reporters.

A lapse with a laptop shouldn't bring Mitch down
Austin American-Statesman's Michael Corcoran writes that a lapse with a laptop shouldn't bring Mitch Albom down.

April 12, 2005

Veteran writer forgets a lesson he should have learned long ago
Laura Berman of the Detroit News writes that Mitch Albom made a judgment call no ordinary reporter would make.

Woodling: Editor does KU proud
A Chicago Tribune poll shows that recent college graduate in Duluth, Minn., was the only copy editor to change Mitch Albom's wording to future tense.

April 15, 2005

Should Albom Be Fired? At ASNE, Editors Say No
Editors at ASNE Convention say Mitch Albom shouldn't be fired for his fabricated column.

Cleaves defends writer
Former Michigan State player Mateen Cleaves, now of the Seattle SuperSonics, defends Mitch Albom.

Will Albom's woes taint journalism?
Book editors don't think Mitch Albom's column scandal will affect his book sales.

May 3, 2005

Albom Investigation Begins
Detroit Free Press editor and publisher Carole Leigh Hutton announced an investigation of how the paper published a Mitch Albom column describing a game that had not yet taken place.

Albom, Four Others Disciplined
The Detroit Free Press has taken disciplinary action against sports columnist Mitch Albom and four other staffers, each of whom had some role in putting his now-infamous April 3 column into the paper.

Mitch Albom Probe Not Over
The Detroit Free Press investigation of sports columnist Mitch Albom's body of work has not ended despite the weekend announcement that he and four other staff members have been disciplined.

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