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We're Making Too Many Mistakes; We Must Start CQ'ing

Cadit quaestio ("the case is closed") is the approach we have to take to the stories we produce. That means double-checking facts to get them right the first time.

You've hopefully heard about the meetings we've been having regarding the mistakes we've been making. If you haven't been to one of the discussions yet, watch for an invitation.

As has been said many times at the sessions so far, it's important upfront to acknowledge that we're doing more good work — but without more good people. Almost everyone is stretched. Thanks are in order for all that you do.

But, then there's this: We've posted a month this year.

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