Friday, September 02, 2005

AP Sanitizes Headline Faulting Bush

A BreakForNews snapshot of the
Google News listing for the AP story
-with the original headline.

It states Bush had admitted fault for the
hurricane response. The headline was
rewritten later Friday.

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Associated Press have altered the headline of their story about President Bush's comments on the New Orleans disaster.

The first version of the story carried the headline: But by 7:20pm Friday this had changed to:
In the text of the story, journalist Jennnifer Loven had written: "Bush has been loath to admit errors throughout his presidency."

Sure. And the media has been just as loath to report them.