The past two weeks, alert readers have caught errors in my columns (links to the corrected Web versions are here and here).
My errors are pretty inexcusable, and I'm sorry for them. In a profession in which credibility is everything, mistakes are killers.
But at least I'm in good company. What with the entirety of newsdom predicting an Obama landslide in New Hampshire — essentially giving him the keys to the White House before the first primary in the nation — there are plenty of journalists wiping egg off their faces lately.
Hopefully taking accountability can restore some measure of public trust. Not that the public trusts the media to begin with ...