Sunday, February 27, 2011
Getting The Facts? No Big Deal
The source of the widely reported allegation today that Fox News chief Roger Ailes was about to be indicted for allegedly telling one of his executives to lie during a federal probe? According to "Salon," a blogger met some guy in an airport and published what he said without checking the facts. If it turns out to be wrong, the blogger says, "no big deal." That's the hackosphere for you -- until someone wins a libel suit against a blogger.