Adam Klasfeld @KlasfeldReports Reporter, @CourthouseNews: NYC+Int’l. RTs=What's it to ya? adam[at]adamklasfeld[dot]com PGP Fingerprint: F427 EE3B 6F05 E5D5 785B 775B 2C74 683C 219D 91DC Jun. 21, 2019 1 min read

The Examiner’s update shows the Times request for comment was wholly appropriate and unremarkable, but the continuing existence of this story suggests perhaps it wasn’t.

That false premise will continue to arm opponents of the press, including Trump, long after this correction.

The story’s problem wasn’t that it lacked context.

It was that it damaged journalism in the United States by depicting the most mundane and routine practices in journalism as a national scandal and allowed the country’s most anti-press president to weaponize that fallacy.

Put that in the correction, @dcexaminer.

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