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**Update 2/11, 11:54 PM PST: Ebert thus far refusing to retract.** As Big Hollywood readers know, Roger Ebert’s foray into the political realm via twitter had a major setback this week: articles from Pam Meister and John Nolte prompted him
Some of you may follow my work on BigJournalism.com, but for those of you don’t, see here. “Retracto” [audio: http://bigjournalism.com/files/2010/02/retracto-a-mix-enhanced.mp3]Credits: Shelli Eaton- Lead vocals Michael Broderick – Lead guitar, background vocals Gary Eaton – Guitar, bass, drums, tambourine, background vocals
Whenever one respectable media outlet publishes lies, misinformation, and distortions, an inevitable consequence is that other sites pick up the bogus story, repeat the false or unproven facts, and attribute them to the original source. The original source is the
Just a couple of hours ago, Charles Johnson of Little Green Footballs issued an update to his post “James O’Keefe’s Race Problems” of February 3rd, which had spread the lie that James O’Keefe attended a “white nationalist convention” (Johnson diligently
Yesterday the Village Voice published a piece “OPP: James O’Keefe, ACORN and Landrieu Stinger, Ran Racist Forum” which they erroneously claimed that James O’Keefe “organized a speaking forum for white supremacists.” This Village Voice released this update this afternoon: James
In Max Blumenthal’s article “James O’Keefe’s race problem” for Salon.com of February 3, 2010, Mr. Blumenthal makes a number of unverifiable and provably false claims regarding James O’Keefe’s attendance at a 2006 conference called “Race and Conservatism.” Below are the
[youtube Or-_ARBMDC4 nolink] In an interview with Andrew Breitbart last week on MSNBC, David Shuster asserted that Mr. Breitbart hired the private investigator who uncovered the dumped documents outside of a San Diego ACORN office (exchange begins approximately 4:30 into
UPDATE: HuffPo corrected the post but did not post an update aknowleding a previous version of the story contained false information. Moments ago the Huffington Post published an article by Lila Shapiro that requires a correction: On Monday night, conservative
In a news brief published by the Greensboro News & Record on February 1, 2010, the segment “James Who” contains a reference to an attempt to “bug” Sen. Landrieu by James O’Keefe and three other conservative activists in New Orleans:
UPDATE: The Richmond-Times Dispatch issued a correction to this story. We thank them for their diligence. In the column “Gotcha Games: Stung” of February 1, 2010, Staff Reporters refer to a wiretapping plot by James O’Keefe at the offices of
An Associated Press article dated Janary 27, 2010 on the incident involving James O’Keefe at Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu’s office was published by the Dallas Morning News with the following misleading headline: ACORN foe arrested by FBI in plot to
In James Gordon Meek’s article “ACORN prankster, James O’Keefe, arrested for incident at Senator Mary Landrieu’s office” of January 26th, 2010, Mr Meek twice referred to an attempt to “bug” Sen. Landrieu by James O’Keefe and three other conservative activists
UPDATE: The Alexandria Echo Press updated this post to correct the highlighted sentence. In Al Edenloff’s article, “Former aide to Ingebrigtsen charged in bugging of U.S. Senator” of January 29th, 2010, the author repeats a claim that Joseph Basel along
In Jordan Fabian’s post, “ACORN: O’Keefe couldn’t have deserved it more” of January 26th, 2010, Fabian refers to a wiretapping attempt by James O’Keefe and three other conservative activists at the offices of Sen. Mary Landrieu: ACORN took to Twitter
In the blogger known as DarkSyde’s post “Third Rate Burglary?” of January 26th, 2010, the author refers to an alleged wiretapping plot by James O’Keefe and three other conservative activists at the offices of Sen. Mary Landrieu: In case you
Update: HuffPo issued the following correction Saturday: Correction: This article originally stated that Fox News led the charge against Bill Clinton in the 1994 midterm elections, when Fox News did not start broadcasting until 1996. The story has been corrected.
Update 1/30: CBS News updated the link text highlighted below. We thank them for their diligence. *** Thanks to the sterling work of Patterico, CBS has corrected numerous errors in their coverage of James O’Keefe’s latest investigation. Before: here. After:
In the msnbc.com staff and news service report “Activist filmmaker arrested in senator’s office” published January 26th, 2010, it is noted on two occasions that James O’Keefe is being accused of a plot to wiretap Senator Mary Landrieu. First in
In the article posted on the Huffington Post written by legal scholar Jonathan Turley, “James O’Keefe Tweets Info On Wiretapping Case, Violates Gag Order” of January 28th, 2010, the headline makes an unverifiable claim that James O’Keefe is in violation
In Megan McArdle’s piece “A Tape Too Far” of January 26th, 2010, Ms. McArdle repeatedly refers to an alleged wiretapping plot by James O’Keefe at the offices of Sen. Mary Landrieu: James O’Keefe, the guy who did the ACORN sting,
Update 1/30: The Associated Press has removed the video highlighted below. While we thank the AP for taking the video down, we request they also scrub the headline “Suspects in Landrieu Break-in Appear in Court” from Associated Press pages and
In your editorial “James O’Keefe’s Latest Caper” of January 26th, 2010, the incident involving James O’Keefe at Sen. Landrieu’s office earlier this week is referred to as a “bugging scandal,” which is likened to Watergate: Filmmaker James O’Keefe III is
UPDATE: Talking Points Memo has issued an update acknowledging some comments made in the post highlighted at Big Journalism were in error. In Josh Marshall’s article “What were they thinking?” of January 27th, 2010, Mr. Marshall referrs to a wiretapping
In Katie Connolly’s article “Fake ACORN Pimp Arrested in Attempt to Bug Senate Office” of January 26th, 2010, Mrs. Connolly twice referred to an attempt to “bug” Sen. Landrieu by James O’Keefe and three other conservative activists in New Orleans.
In David Hammer’s article “ACORN ‘gotcha’ man arrested in attempt to tamper with Mary Landrieu’s office phones” of January 26th, 2010, Mr. Hammer referred to an alleged wiretapping plot by James O’Keefe and three other conservative activists at the offices