We often say “journalism” accompanied by the most exaggerated finger-quotes possible, but we don’t have enough hands to give a recent Washington Post article correction-palooza enough of the required exaggeration:
15 corrections. FIFTEEN corrections:https://t.co/xpab4AbLkg
— Ashe Schow (@AsheSchow) August 8, 2019
Layers and layers of fact-checkers, everybody:
Holy wow. This Washington Post article is the most glorious train wreck I have seen in a long, long time. I can’t even fit all *15* corrections in one screengrab.
— T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) August 8, 2019
“Democracy Dies in Darkness,” but that many corrections will live forever.
democracy dies with sloppy journalism
— Glenn Amurgis (@gamurgis) August 8, 2019
— CC Nieukirk (@CcNieukirk) August 8, 2019
Decades ago, any one of these mistakes would have had you busted down to obits for 6 months.
— MacroAggressions ❌ (@DenierNyc) August 8, 2019
Total mystery why people don't trust the press https://t.co/JzsX7pvghj
— Jason Hornbuckle (@JasonHornbuckle) August 8, 2019