Category: CNN

Media errors in Boston irresponsible

You’d think with a story as important as the Boston bombing, the media would be more careful about what they report. CNN must have been talking for two hours about a suspect having been identified from surveillance video and arrested. And then suddenly there they were retracting those reports. Official sources said there had been no arrest. So what sources was CNN using when they reported the arrest? I switched over to MSNBC and they were also walking back the arrest report. This is what happens when media are more concerned about being first than about being accurate. Even with a story that could be a matter of national security. Reprehensible. … Comments »