As Twitchy told you earlier this week, a reported “hate crime” supposedly involving a racist note being found on a student’s car at St. Olaf College in Minnesota made the media rounds quickly. However, the college now says the claim was a hoax:

The Washington Post reported the story, and the original headline now appears over this tiny little “update”:

Will the MSM ever start holding off on jumping all over those kinds of questionable stories until they know all the facts? Highly unlikely:

And yet another example won’t stop the media from reporting the next one as fact without wondering if it’s true or not.