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There Will Be No Media ‘Reckoning’ over the Steele Dossier

People line up for taxis across the street from the New York Times headquarters in 2013. (Carlo Allegri/Reuters)

Axios says there’s a “reckoning” in the media over coverage of the Steele dossier after the partisan oppo document’s primary source was charged with lying to the FBI. “It’s one of the most egregious journalistic errors in modern history,” writes Sara Fischer, “and the media’s response to its own mistakes has so far been tepid.”

Tepid is a nice way of putting it. While the Washington Post “corrected” some of its discredited reporting on the dossier, removing portions of reporting connecting former president Donald Trump to Russia, there has been virtually no other accountability. And really, it’s become modus operandi for the news

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