So, having helped to kill off ACORN, the NYTimes has now published a “correction” that is both unapologetic and inaccurate.
This must not stand. Read Brad Friedman’s piece, below, and then let the Timesmen know that their “correction” isn’t good enough:
Executive Editor Bill Keller, firstname.lastname@example.org
Managing Editor John Geddes, email@example.com
Sr. Editor for Standards Greg Brock, SeniorEditor@NYTimes.com
Public Editor Clark Hoyt, Public@NYTimes.com
Reporter Ian Urbina, firstname.lastname@example.org
NYTIMES RUNS INACCURATE ‘CORRECTION’ FOR REPEATED ACORN ‘PIMP’ HOAX MISREPORTING
With damage already done, ‘paper of record’ even gets ‘correction’ wrong;
Offers no apology, no explanation for shameful failure…
The once-great New York Times has now become the new shame of this nation. Tonight they have run a “correction” concerning their repeated misreporting of the ACORN “Pimp” Hoax for tomorrow’s papers. And, as you’ll see below, it’s pathetic — simply pathetic — and still inaccurate.
It has been…