NYT abysmal journalism fail

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NYT abysmal journalism fail

Postby Marie » Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:16 pm

As Slate appropriately expresses it:

NYT’s “Trump Urges Unity vs. Racism” headline was a laughable distillation of events

DETAILS: https://slate.com/news-and-politics/201 ... anged.html

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You find out what someone is really like in "battle," and Olbermann is who you want to be in a foxhole with, Patrick said. "On the air, we had each others' backs," said Olbermann.
-David Goetzl: "Keith Olbermann, Dan Patrick still brothers long after ESPN's 'Big Show'"; MediaPost blog, 4-6-2012


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Re: NYT abysmal journalism fail

Postby Marie » Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:26 pm

The issue being hashed out on Twitter, by minds great and small --

https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&ver ... 2&src=typd

My opinion: This was an instance of a newspaper posting a headline which, while factual, failed miserably at being true. It was an effort to make nice where fearless truth-telling was called for.

-Marie-
You find out what someone is really like in "battle," and Olbermann is who you want to be in a foxhole with, Patrick said. "On the air, we had each others' backs," said Olbermann.
-David Goetzl: "Keith Olbermann, Dan Patrick still brothers long after ESPN's 'Big Show'"; MediaPost blog, 4-6-2012


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