NBC and Brian Williams still have explaining to do

Brian Williams moderates a debate between presidential candidates in 2008 file photo. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)I believe in second chances and redemption. But NBC's decision to move Brian Williams to MSNBC isn't enough of an endgame move for me. NBC News has not released the findings of its investigation into inaccurate and embellished statements that Williams made on the news … Read More

Ottawa Citizen apologizes to David Bowie for 'Space Oddity' accusation

In May, the Ottawa Citizen published an op-ed from a university professor that began with an accusatory opening line:  "David Bowie stole a piece of Canadian culture on Wednesday." It was dead wrong. The piece claimed Bowie was personally responsible for having astronaut Chris Hadfield's version of "Space Oddity" removed from YouTube. Professor Blayne Haggart … Read More

Correction: Hugo Chavez did not go on a "homophobic rant"

The Independent corrects a false claim about Hugo Chavez: An article in our foreign pages recently alleged that President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela had indulged in a "homophobic rant" against a political rival. We now accept that President Chavez did no such thing. We are happy to set the record straight. Read More
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