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September 10, 2004

CBSNews Begins Rowback; BeldarBlog Demands the Name of the Forged-Doc Peddler

In a post entitled "CBS News Stealthy Update to Document Story," Lynxx Pherrett writes in a blog called Assume the Position that CBS is changing its website version of the Bush documents story β€” not yet conceeding that the documents are forgeries, but significantly backtracking and referencing at least some of the doubts that have been raised about their authenticity. In typical sloppy mainstream media fashion (a practice scornfully called "dKos'g" in some parts of the blogosphere), CBS is simply replacing its original web page with the rewritten story at the same URL, without leaving any tracks to show that it's been backing and filling.

More here.

He also wants to know the source of these documents (we all do, of course).

That link, by the way, contains a digest of last night's Nightline. Apparently Ted Koppel was pretty tough on ol' Dan, the Hard-News Man.


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