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Scott Responds to Media Matters Over Story “Prompted By a News Release”

mediamatters_2-11b.jpgToday on Happening Now, anchor Jon Scott responded to a Media Matters report that FNC copied a press release from the Senate Republican Communications Center during yesterday’s broadcast. The segment included the same typo (an incorrect date) in a full-screen graphic as there was in the original Republican release.

“Our story [was] prompted by a news release from the Senate Republican Communication Center,” said Scott.

“In compiling the story, our producers and researchers did what we always do — we verified the accuracy of the material,” he said, but admitted making “the same mistake they did…That was our error, and we apologize.”

Click continued to see Scott address the issue (via Johnny Dollar)…


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