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What we know and what we’re reading this Monday morning…
How did the NYT print a story about Walter Cronkite with seven errors? Public editor Clark Hoyt says: “Even a newspaper like the Times, with layers of editing to ensure accuracy, can go off the rails when communication is poor, individuals do not bear down hard enough, and they make assumptions about what others have done.”
The New York Post hired a clown, an actual clown to roam the hallways of the New York State Capitol. Who will be the first publication to replicate here in DC??
Do MSNBC and Fox have a truce deal? NYT ran a front-page story Saturday saying that News Corp’s Rupert Murdoch and GE’s Jeffrey Immelt instructed lieutenants to arrange a cease-fire between MSNBC and Fox News. A source tells TVNewser: “There’s more to this story than is being reported.”
The Daily Beast brings us the 7 Best Moments from Sunday Talk.
LAT on Sunday show ratings: NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ clings to ratings lead but ABC, CBS close fast.
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LAT takes a look at how carefully President Obama and his team crafted his speech in Cairo.
Just for fun this Monday morning… the Daily Beast asks “Is Disney Losing Its Magic?”
AP: Thomas Kent, an Associated Press news executive and former AP international editor and foreign correspondent, has been appointed AP standards editor and deputy managing editor in charge of the news cooperative’s new Standards Center.
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