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Fox News' Steve Doocy corrects his misquote of President Obama

Fox News' Steve Doocy issues an on-air correction for his misquote of President Obama: Last week President Obama talked about not being born with a silver spoon in his mouth. That was interpreted as a big dig at Mitt Romney. When I was interviewing Governor Romney on this show I asked him about it. However, I did some paraphrasing that … Read More
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LA Times corrects misquote, context, attribution

LA Times corrects misquote, context, attribution: Parenting: In a column in the Feb. 28 Section A about the challenge parents face in letting go when children leave home, Jill Fields was misquoted as saying, in reference to a summer she spent as a teenager in the 1970s visiting Watts, "The most exciting time was one night when somebody had a … Read More
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Daily Mail columnist apologizes for incorrect, offensive Holocaust quote

Following my item on December 7 in which I claimed that the late Sir James Goldsmith had remarked that victims of the Holocaust ‘lacked the initiative to get out’, I would like to clarify that he said no such thing. A number of Sir James’s relatives were murdered in the Holocaust, and he counted two Holocaust survivors among his closest … Read More
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