Goodbye Clyde Cooper's? (Progress Marches On)
not at hotmail.com
Wed Jan 4 15:10:50 EST 2006
James Hepler wrote:
> --- John I <not at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> James Hepler wrote:
>> > Speaking of the N&O. Ouch for them, getting it
>> > on the headline.
>> If you're talking about the miners: yeah.
>> I found out about the mistake this morning reading a
>> few weblogs and went to
>> the N&O site to see what they had said. I could
>> find nothing current about
>> the mine accident so I guessed that they had gotten
>> it wrong in their print
>> edition and had scrubbed the story from their
>> website. It looks like I might
>> be right.
>> A similar thing happened in the past few weeks with
>> a story about Tom Delay's
>> request that Texas Court Criminal Appeals hear
>> DeLay's money laundering case.
>> The court agreed to consider hearing it, but it was
>> widely reported
>> (including in the N&O) that the court had decided to
>> hear it (from a
>> statement made by Delay's lawyer). I tried to
>> confirm what the N&O had
>> printed on the subject by visiting their website,
>> but lo; the story was
> I wonder, did every paper owned by the same company
> get it wrong, or is that a local decision?
I'm guessing that any paper got it wrong that relied on the AP/NYT for the
text and went to bed before the end of that crucial three hour window the
mining ceo sat with his thumb up his ass.
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