Correction http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/7460/all en NBC News President Admits Network Should Have Corrected on Air the Falsely Edited Zimmerman 911 Call http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-news-president-admits-network-should-have-corrected-air-falsely-edited-zimmerman-911- <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/uploads/nbc_scandal.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="180" width="240" />In a stunning admission to <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/23/business/media/tv-news-corrects-itself-just-not-on-the-air.html?pagewanted=1&amp;_r=1&amp;partner=rssnyt&amp;emc=rss">the New York Time's David Carr</a> on Monday, NBC News president Steve Capus confessed that the network made a mistake in not issuing a correction on air for falsely editing a 911 call by accused Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman: "The reality is that we didn't try t</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-news-president-admits-network-should-have-corrected-air-falsely-edited-zimmerman-911-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Correction David Carr George Zimmerman NBC New York Times Steve Capus Mon, 23 Apr 2012 20:33:09 +0000 kyle.drennen 39898 at http://mrc.org The NY Times Runs a (Half) Correction on Matt Bai's Phony Tea Party Racism Charge http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/ny-times-runs-half-correction-matt-bais-phony-tea-party-racism-charge <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Sunday, the New York Times issued a surprise <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/18/us/politics/18bai.html">half-correction</a> to the unverified claim, made in <a href="http://www.mrc.org/timeswatch/articles/2010/20100719015234.aspx">Matt Bai's July 18 story</a>, that racial epithets were hurled at Democratic congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis during protests at the U.S. Capitol on March 20 against Obama-care. Bai wrote:<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/ny-times-runs-half-correction-matt-bais-phony-tea-party-racism-charge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert Correction JohnLewis liberalmediabias MattBai Racism TeaParty Tue, 27 Jul 2010 21:08:00 +0000 36402 at http://mrc.org The Times Runs a (Half) Correction on Matt Bai's Phony Tea Party Racism Charge http://mrc.org/articles/times-runs-half-correction-matt-bais-phony-tea-party-racism-charge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Times admits there&#039;s no evidence that Tea Party members directed racial slurs at civil rights icon, Rep. John Lewis, but still insisted &quot;Tea Party supporters have been connected to a number of such statements.&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Sunday, the Times issued a surprise <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/18/us/politics/18bai.html">half-correction</a> to the unverified claim, made in <a href="/timeswatch/articles/2010/20100719015234.aspx">Matt Bai's July 18 story</a>, that racial epithets were hurled at Democratic congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis during protests at the U.S. Capitol on March 20 against Obama-care. Bai wrote:<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/times-runs-half-correction-matt-bais-phony-tea-party-racism-charge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Correction JohnLewis liberalmediabias MattBai NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Racism TeaParty TimesWatch Tue, 27 Jul 2010 14:21:00 +0000 admin 7732 at http://mrc.org