The Emily Litella 2013 Journalism Award Goes To…
August 11, 2013 2 Comments
Not only did you report a non-existent VX nerve gas event at the JFK mail facility, you did just a wee bit of a stealth edit to the original article to cover your tracks.
Well, a big stealth edit, actually.
Look at the URL:
(Sorry I didn’t get a screen cap, but that was the basic tenor of the original post, both in the article and the headline, if not the exact verbiage of the headline.)
Now it looks like this:
Phosphoric acid sickens 2 JFK Airport workers
The workers quickly recovered. At first, it was believed the package at the post office might have contained nerve gas.
Yes, it was believed to have contained nerve gas, per your original (stealth-edited) post.
Oh, never mind.