September 29, 2004
— Ace Without noting previous error, CBS News slips in mention of Beverly Cocco's partisan connections to Parents Against the Draft
This is sort of what I expected, but I'm still surprised. But Rathergate has a clip of the story as it actually aired-- no mention of an ideological affiliation, and they don't seem eager to correct the record.
No mention about the sham emails CBS endorsed, but I expect we'll be seeing a rowback on that score shortly. Another rowback seen by at most thousands, when the actual dishonest broadcast was viewed by millions.
This is a corrupt organization. I said it, I meant it-- corrupt.
There are affiliate phone numbers and emails at the sidebar. It would probably be a good time to use them.
Posted by: Master of None at September 29, 2004 12:49 PM (kGYmZ)
Posted by: Joe R. the Unabrewer at September 29, 2004 01:33 PM (5anNT)
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Posted by: Joan of Argghh! at September 29, 2004 03:46 PM (Q3u+c)
Posted by: Terry Notus at September 29, 2004 04:01 PM (3HrHu)
You know -- a college intern, or something.
These people are dinosaurs.
Posted by: cj at September 29, 2004 07:26 PM (PrsIZ)
As for pointing more fingers at Dan Rather, I'm glad NBC did not. That sort of behavior is rarely wise on a news show. In fact, that's the behavior that has us all riled up, reaching conclusions instead of providing facts.
Posted by: Persnickety at September 30, 2004 10:51 AM (H0kmj)
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