Journalism Warning labels

Tom Scott thought it seemed a bit strange that the media carefully warns about and labels any content that involves sex, violence or strong language — but there’s no similar labelling system for, say, sloppy journalism and other questionable content. He figured it was time to fix that, so he made Journalism Warning Label Stickers.

(via @ztf)

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  1. or

    WARNING: this article is not objective. Facts are distorted and presented from the journalists’ own personal political viewpoint.

    Or

    WARNING: the ‘angle’ is more important than the facts to any journalist. Any. Read with caution.

  2. This is perfect! I can’t count the times I’ve had to warn clients about resources that are edited by the general public and how dangerous using these as “official” sources can be.

  3. or
    WARNING
    graphical representations of data in use to distort your perception of real data

  4. Or

    WARNING sh*t comment above.
    Lets all just do spread sheets of data and jump on the “I hate everything bandwagon”

  5. or
    WARNING: The following is an expression of the free press it may contain ideas or opinions that offend some people. If you are easily offended please go hide in your closet and don’t bother reading if you aren’t interested in expanding your perceptions.

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