Reporter's Notebook: With Tubbs Jones' Death, Media Fumbles – Politics | Republican Party | Democratic Party | Political Spectrum

A good lesson in journalistic humility. FoxNews. One morning, there was a fatal accident. One person died. One lived. As always, I dutifully jotted down the information from the report. And a few hours later, I announced to all of Ohio who died and who survived this crash. But I was wrong. See, the police transposed the names of the victim and the survivor on the report. So you can…

Uncovering the ultimate family tree

From the BBC… thanks for the suggestion, Rosemary. The 3,000-year-old skeletons were in such good condition that anthropologists at the University of Goettingen managed to extract a sample of DNA. That was then matched to two men living nearby: Uwe Lange, a surveyor, and Manfred Huchthausen, a teacher. The two men have now become local celebrities. “It’s odd, standing here in the same area where my ancestors were buried. I…