With your coffee … From media analyst Robert Rector:
“An Oct. 1 editorial referred to Washington state Rep. Cathy McMorris, R-Colville as a ‘classy candidate.’ This page regrets the error.” — Lewiston Morning Tribune.
“Last week’s column mistakenly misidentified a source. The European Commission president is Romano Prodi, not Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”— The Prague Post.
“Reporter Amanda Hess, in a story published Monday, acknowledges she wrongly wrote that ‘one in three black men who have sex with me is HIV positive.’ In fact, the statistic applies to black men ‘who have sex with men.’” — Washington Citypaper. More.
Reality check: In the world of Mapes’s Truth and Hollywood’s Chappaquidick, we can at least note that these people still seem to believe that evidence, errors, and misrepresentations are actual categories.
Anyone remember the legacy media “Pinocchio” fact-checking farce, where the Washpo fact checker couldn’t be bothered to read his own paper on the question of whether some Muslims in the New York City area rejoiced over 9-11?
Look, we understand not reading his paper, but he was getting paid to do it, so …
Donald Trump further vindicated on claims of “swarms” rejoicing at 9-11 – by CBS Many media sources front myths and attack facts for what they see as the greater social good. More people should know that fact.
Hat tip: Powerline