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Media Malpractice


National Review Institute’s new project calls reporters to task for their mistakes and omissions. Recent posts highlight the fact-check failure in covering President Obama’s assertions about the promise of embryonic stem cell research and the absence of facts in a story about the plight of the polar bears. In the Washington Post, Annys Shin collected anecdotes in a classic “women suffer most” story — during a recession that has seen 80% of job losses among men. Learn what the Wall Street Journal had to ignore in order to credit Barack Obama with fiscal discipline because his budget conforms to PAYGO rules. And, note our new RSS feed.


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