At Gray Lady, Naked Hackery

by Daniel Foster

Brian Cates with a big catch. Here’s the Times’ headline for its coverage of the IRS hearing, as originally printed:

“Treasury Knew of IRS Inquiry in 2012, Official Says”

And here’s the  headline after a massage from from the Washington bureau’s Jeremy Peters:

“Republicans Expand IRS Inquiry, With Eye on White House”

Peters also changed the lede, dramatically. Worth reading the whole thing.


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