Facepalm, New York Times edition

From Arthur Brisbane, the New York Times Public Editor (or “ombudsman” to those of us who aren’t East Coast elites), on his blog today:

I’m looking for reader input on whether and when New York Times news reporters should challenge “facts” that are asserted by newsmakers they write about.

Seriously?  There’s only one reasonable response to such a ridiculous question.

 

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One Response to “Facepalm, New York Times edition”

  1. Next topic of conversation: should police officers be “law vigilantes” and arrest people they see breaking the law?

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