Seth Rich

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    Fox News's retraction is a woefully inadequate response to its colossal mistake

    The family of murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich may have applauded Fox News’ “retraction,” but as retractions go, Fox’s effort was lame. It didn't include a correction, which would have gone a long way toward showing that the network learned from its mistake and was truly contrite.

    Corrections are inevitable in journalism. When done well, they serve a purpose for both the audience and the news organization.

    A good correction does these things:

  • Ethics

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    Fox News retracts bogus Seth Rich story

    Fox News announced on Tuesday afternoon it is retracting an inaccurate story about the death of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich, after a personal appeal from Rich's family and a public outcry from media observers.

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