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Media Coverage Boston Marathon

Learning the News One Mistake at a Time

David Westin | Posted 06.27.2013 | Media
David Westin

If there's one thing we can be sure about in the reporting from Boston last week, it's this: We all have a bigger job than ever before in sorting through the torrent of conflicting reports and finding the truth.

WATCH: Media Gets Boston Bombing So Wrong

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.22.2013 | Media

When two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon last week, a media frenzy ensued to break each and every detail. But in the rush to uncover new informa...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, the president called the Senate's rejection of gun control a "shameful day for Washington." The media had a few shameful days of its own, led by the New York Post's appalling (and inaccurate) "Bag Men" front-page photo. In the end, an extraordinary effort by law enforcement and the public (including the hospital bed ID offered by the grievously wounded Jeff Bauman) brought a rapid, if surreal, end to the hunt for the perpetrators of the Boston bombings. "This has been a tough week," said the president, "but we've seen the character of our county once more... They failed because we refuse to be terrorized." The best way to continue that refusal is to stay true to our values.