Friday, October 1

DEBATEGATE: Fox News publishes obvious lies about John Kerry to the front page of!!!

Talking Points Memo: by Joshua Micah Marshall October 1, 2004 05:08 PM

(October 01, 2004 -- 05:08 PM EDT)

Fox News has now posted a retraction and apology for the piece with the fabricated Kerry quotes ...

Earlier Friday, posted an item purporting to contain quotations from Kerry. The item was based on a reporter’s partial script that had been written in jest and should not have been posted or broadcast. We regret the error, which occurred because of fatigue and bad judgment, not malice.

The only retraction doesn't name the reporter in question, Carl Cameron, which was noted in the statement Fox News gave TPM this afternoon.
-- Josh Marshall

That's it? Is there any way to follow up on this and find out why Carl really posted this article as factual? There's blood in the water and we ought to follow this sucker all the way to the truth. Theres gotta be a seedy story here. Well....maybe it's bad enough. Naaaah. Only if the print media and tele-media pick up the story. What a steaming pile of...


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