Mediabistro Why do you think so many news orgs failed to catch the Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax? mbist.ro/USRDS0 (via @tvnewser)
@richt3760 Wouldn't SOME journalist think to do a story on #Teo's girlfriend herself? That's the strange thing about it.
@NewsGodess Didn't ask enough questions, didn't ask to i'view her, poor journalism & fear of backlash for doubting the story.
@DJNYC1 @NewsGodess Exactly. Ronald Reagan wasn't even a journalist but he said it best: "Trust, but verify." #Manti #hoax #notredame
Stephanie Fuqua Because they wanted to believe the narrative, and they were lazy.
Robert Lee Twitter posts as the journalist's sources.
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