He laments the attitude in France to not bother correcting, or to append notes to corrections that disparage the complainant. He makes clear he is not innocent in this practice.
But he also looks the new distribution of responsibilities in the digital era. In this era, no one carries the full responsibility of a mistake, he says.
And in an era of free media, too often there is a new attitude: "In the digital cauldron, free is too often associated with a permission to be sloppy," he writes. Having a group of writers or editors responsible for the content is the best way to ensure accountability, he concludes.