As Twitchy reported, AT&T announced Wednesday after the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that it would pay a special bonus of $1,000 to more than 200,000 of its U.S. employees.

Seattle Times reporter Mike Rosenberg warned Americans to be skeptical of AT&T’s announcement; after all, AT&T had made that same announcement just a week earlier … sort of.

Just one nagging detail about AT&T’s earlier announcement — the union-mandated bonus was slated to go to 20,000 employees, not 200,000.

Good advice:

To his credit, Rosenberg screen capped his own tweet and deleted the original, explaining that “the text didn’t call out the discrepancy in the two screenshots.” Here’s Take 2:

Funny, since we’re dealing with basic math and all … the first tweet racked up more than 1,300 retweets, while the clarification is currently hovering around 25. Big difference.

Maybe journalists should skip sexual harassment training and take a refresher on how to report good news for a change.


Narrative BUSTED! AT&T just cracked egg ALL OVER Chuck Schumer and Dems’ faces; Update: More corporations follow suit!