Major Media Outed, Again

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    http://www.reason.com/hitandrun/006531.shtml#006531

     
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    Ah, but he knows what will happen. He doesn't have to actually go there and listen, or even wait for the event to happen.

    He's a journalist, you know. The are much smarter than you or I. Just ask them.
     
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    To be fair, it could not be his fault at all. It is possible that he was going to be on vacation and had wrote a rough draft to be checked and chaged after the convention to ensure accuracy. The editors could have then decided to publish rather than wait.

    or it could be the authors fault. But even then, it is the editors/fact checkers that should be getting the most heat for this.

    Either way the editor should lose his job and possible the author (depending on the story).
     
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    That's the most pertinent part of your statement. It is the duty of a journalist to be fair.

    No matter what the circumstances may be, it is clear that being fair is not on Lapham's agenda.
     

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