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They Get Wrong What I Know About
06/16/2003

The specifics of the case hardly matter, but Lane Core comments on an instance of the Associated Press mislabeling a pro-Israel demonstrator as a pro-Palestine demonstrator. Here's the crux of the matter (in the words of the mislabeled person himself):

I dread to think that the quality of AP work overall could be as poor as in my case.

This comes up quite a bit: People who have particular insight into a topic are often surprised at the erroneous reportage of stories on it. This is especially true in areas in which the media, as a whole, takes an obvious side.

Posted by Justin Katz @ 02:07 PM EST