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Newsweek may have committed the most costly mistake in modern journalistic times after publishing and then apologizing for a report that claimed U.S. military personnel desecrated the Quran at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.
Newsweek may have also set a new standard for journalistic irresponsibility — and spinning — since, at first, it stopped short of issuing a retraction.
The blunder looks even more damaging than other recent cases of careless reporting because the shaky report led to fatal riots and put Americans in danger around the world.