<![CDATA[Public Editor |]]> http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/ en-us Fri, 02 May 2014 14:53:05 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 02 May 2014 14:53:05 CDT Public Editor 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com A new position, but the commitment stays the same http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/article126655204.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 14 Jan 2017 20:30:00 CST

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‘Obama gift’ headline looked like bias to these readers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/article121414543.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2016 17:05:50 CST

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Describe Elaine Chao by her resume, not her husband http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/article118514478.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:10:40 CST

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When fake news flourishes, a free and open society loses http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/article115717308.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 15:12:37 CST

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Farewell for now, readers — but not for good http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/article78469077.html#storylink=rss Public editor Derek Donovan is stepping back from his regular job for a few months

The Star will remain committed to accuracy during his absence

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:23:00 CDT

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Evaluate politicians’ positions against reality, say readers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/article76173687.html#storylink=rss Journalists need to report on politicians’ records to educate the electorate

But what about hopefuls with no policy experience to evaluate?

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Sun, 15 May 2016 16:16:00 CDT

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Readers debate what is and isn’t news http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/article74727737.html#storylink=rss Are some subjects just too squeamish to be covered?

Also, what makes a good ‘As I See It’ guest column?

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:11:07 CDT

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Sure, Star readers criticize and quibble — but they often have good things to say, too http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/article72165207.html#storylink=rss Sometimes reader positives outweigh the negatives

There’s bad news for people wanting copies of old Star photos

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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 20:52:23 CDT

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Donald Trump’s campaign points out why fair journalism matters http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/article69493697.html#storylink=rss Readers of The Star’s print edition are often extremely fair-minded

Donald Trump provides plenty of fodder for their comments

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Fri, 01 Apr 2016 15:54:16 CDT

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When colors blend, graphics can confuse readers http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/article67232797.html#storylink=rss Not all readers can perceive colors the same

Visuals convey information, so they must be distinct

Also, many readers objected to a KU basketball headline referencing Donald Trump

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Sun, 20 Mar 2016 16:55:28 CDT

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Soft-pedaling Trump protest violence? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/article66952987.html#storylink=rss Donald Trump’s political rallies are literally unprecedented in the modern U.S.

Are those protesting the candidate the problem — or is it Trump’s calls for violence themselves?

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Would you publish a guest column about abortion from an anonymous author? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/public-editor/article64090107.html#storylink=rss Should The Star run an opinion piece under an anonymous byline?

Also, why did Clinton’s primary win get lesser play than Bernie Sanders’ KC visit?

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Fri, 04 Mar 2016 16:24:59 CST

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