The Daily Mail changes Georgia courtroom story

The Daily Mail

The Daily Mail has tweaked the first and third paragraphs of a story that ran Tuesday detailing a courtroom scene in Georgia. On Wednesday, Poynter wrote about Joe Kovac Jr., The (Macon, Ga.) Telegraph reporter who was in that courtroom and called the Mail out on the story on Twitter.

Here’s how the story now reads:

And the original:

The changes are very small but they correct, at least, a scene that never happened. No note or correction accompanies the story.

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