Tom Fiedler

About Tom Fiedler

Tom Fiedler is dean of Boston University’s College of Communication. A former reporter, columnist and executive editor of The Miami Herald, he was a Shorenstein Center Fellow at Harvard in the fall of 2007, where he wrote a paper about political reporting entitled, “The Road to Wikipolitics: Life and Death of the Modern Presidential Primary b. 1968 — d. 2008.” His coverage of the 1988 presidential election won him the top award from the Society of Professional Journalists.

The Web’s Pathway to Accuracy

By Technology June 15, 2008

A British journalist, Donnacha DeLong, took aim at the notion of an egalitarian Web in an article published in a trade union magazine. She ridiculed the notion that a blogger with no particular credentials should be accorded the same credibility … Read more