This showed up in my stream via another article, but since I thought the source article was pretty universal. It was worthy of it's on post.
The featured link is to the main handbook but if you want to see the special edition versions (topic based) you can start here – http://www.wnyc.org/series/breaking-news-consumers-handbook/1
Just be sure to read the details as you go.
Rampant misreporting following shootings and other breaking news events is so predictable that we unintentionally developed a formula for covering them.