Great moments in journalism: CNN lays an egg

Well, this ain’t kosher.  Not at all.  Memo to CNN: what the hell are you thinking? Here’s the lowdown, from Terry Mattingly over at “Get Religion” (a blog which gets its name, you understand, because the news media doesn’t “get religion”): So, did you hear about that wild quote that the president of Chick-fil-A didn’t [Read More...]

Great moments in journalism: CNN investigates its big boo-boo

Or, as a memo to the staff put it: As you all know by now, our initial reporting of the decision turned out to be wrong. Despite the best of intentions, we told our viewers and our online readers that the individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act had been struck down when, in fact, [Read More...]

Great moments in journalism: CNN on health care ruling — UPDATED

CNN’s website at 10:10 am ET:   CNN’s website at 10:13 am ET: UPDATE: Seems Fox botched it, too, according to this screen shot from Andrew Sullivan: Yahoo news has a little analysis of this kerfuffle, which compares it to “Dewey Defeats Truman.” [Read more...]


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