Wednesday, September 10, 2003

Allan Siegel, a co-author of the New York Times Manual of Style and , has been named the paper's first standards editor.

What does this mean?
Mr. Siegal will organize training sessions for new reporters and editors in fact-checking, overall accuracy and ethics, as well as oversee the writing of new guidelines on using unidentified sources and on byline and dateline policies. In addition, he will follow up on complaints that are received or initiated by the newspaper's public editor, or reader representative, soon to be appointed.


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