Too big to fact check? ‘Not our job’ says AP Editor

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by VICKERY ECKHOFF 89 mainstream media outlets picked up the AP's flawed Valley Meat coverage. Only one (The Christian Science Monitor) responded to public requests for correction. A series of 18 AP news stories that repeated significant factual errors for a year and a half will not be corrected, according to AP West Editor, Traci… Continue reading Too big to fact check? ‘Not our job’ says AP Editor

The heralded openings of horse slaughter plants by the press in the US

Vickery Eckoff reports on the Associated Press and other US media coverage about the return of domestic horse slaughter for human consumption There is an excellent, detailed article by Vickery Eckoff -- writing for Forbes -- concerning media coverage on the subject of the re-opening of domestic slaughterhouses for the production of horse meat. To… Continue reading The heralded openings of horse slaughter plants by the press in the US