Why did Kurtz sit on an embarrassing correction for six weeks?

Gawker

That's what Hamilton Nolan asks after reading this. On Nov. 29, Howard Kurtz was told about “a little confusion” in his story -- he had interviewed Rep. Darrell Issa's spokesman, not Issa -- but waited until today to tell readers.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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