When Jezebel’s Natasha Vargas-Cooper made her first attempt to apologize for misreporting Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s nonexistent desire to stop colleges from reporting campus rapes, it went a little something like this:
Surprisingly, not even Jezebel itself, which had run Vargas-Cooper’s faulty story under a seriously deceptive headline, could let her “update” suffice, choosing instead to add a second update concluding, “We regret the error and apologize.”
Whatever inspired Vargas-Cooper to try again with her own apology we don’t know, but it’s definitely a step toward improvement.
And this would be where …
You know what else wouldn’t hurt?
So, non-apology accepted?