Originally Posted by Sini
Originally Posted by Owain
Then why do companies like CNN repeatedly write such poorly researched, poorly documented, poorly verified stories


In general terms, this is happens to any news organization.

Originally Posted by Owain
requiring frequent corrections, retractions, and dismissals of offenders?


This is where you are mislead, they are not frequent. Still, you picket CNN as your example. There are much better journalistic organizations. Like NYT. Like The Atlantic. What does Right has that still could be called journalism?

There are multiple examples at the link. Four I think. One is too many. And they all break one way. If they screwed up equally right and left, that might be attributed to incompetence (which is still highly probable).

What did Goldfinger say?

Mr Bond, they have a saying in Chicago: "Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it's enemy action."

Four times, in just what was quoted in the awards list.


To the everlasting glory of the infantry...

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