Breaking News Bar
updated: 12/6/2012 6:33 PM

Chicago Tribune to resume limited use of Journatic

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
Associated Press

The Chicago Tribune has announced it will resume limited use of Journatic five months after the newspaper suspended use of the local news provider for plagiarism and fabricated material.

The Tribune reported Thursday that it would use Journatic "on a limited basis for such information as community listings." Tribune executives said the newspaper would not use Journatic as a source of reported news stories. The newspaper said it will maintain full editorial responsibility for news content.

Journatic CEO Brian Timpone said the Chicago-based company has "carefully examined" its operations to make sure it delivers content with the "highest standards" of journalism.

Chicago Tribune Media Group President Vince Casanova said there were problems with the way Journatic was executed, but now it will be "back on track."

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.