Earlier today, multiple MSM outlets reported that CBS’ Stephen Colbert is being investigated by the FCC over his Donald Trump–Vladimir Putin joke from earlier this week. For example:

Liberals were immediately outraged at the news, of course:

Unfortunately for the outraged masses, this narrative just doesn’t hold up. Here’s Los Angeles Times reporter Matt Pearce with the real story: “…*every* complaint to the FCC launches an investigation” so this is no big deal:

And it’s not actually called an “investigation,” but a “review”:

And Trump’s FCC chairman Ajit Pai never said “investigation” in the first place:

As for how the news was reported, the “NYT is the only one that nailed it”:

Other than that, heckuva job guys.