So, who will be the last “real journalist” to admit that grieving Newtown parent Neil Heslin wasn’t “heckled” or “shouted down” at a public hearing? Slate and Anderson Cooper have admitted that an edited version of events that’s been widely disseminated via social media is misleading. Even Piers Morgan “apologized” in a way, though he immediately repeated the “shouted down” lie during his broadcast.

It looks like MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell is holding out despite all evidence to the contrary. Why not double down and call anyone who spoke up a “gun nut”?

Serious question: does Lawrence O’Donnell really want to be known as the journalist who is less credible than Piers Morgan?


Richard Dawkins: How dare you ask me to retract my tweet about ‘heckling’ incident?

‘General Hospital’ actress Nancy Lee Grahn still pushing ‘heckling’ hoax

Moby claims ‘utterly despicable’ NRA heckled Newtown father

MSNBC is still lying about fabricated ‘heckling’ incident

Frum plays rape card, defends selective media editing of heckling vid

Hours after heckling hoax was debunked, UPI posts selectively-edited video

David Frum doubles down on ‘heckling’ lie; Update: Triples down

Shock: A few lefty outlets acknowledge media were wrong about Newtown ‘heckling’; Piers Morgan ‘apologizes,’ sort of

Ace of Spades shreds media for perpetuating Newtown heckling hoax

Reuters editor who got Newtown ‘heckling’ story wrong goes on factually-challenged anti-Twitchy rant

Outrageous: How the left-wing media lied about Newtown ‘hecklers’