Menu

Home » Fake Quotes»

The Washington Post published a correction to a quote made by the creator of HBO show "The Wire." (Credit: Balloon Juice, Washington Post)

The Washington Post issued a correction for misquoting David Simon, the creator of HBO’s “The Wire,” Gawker reported.

Simon was quoted in the Nov 27 edition of the Washington Post as saying “There is nothing that makes me more optimistic about the future of the country.”

However, Simon actually said “There is nothing that makes me optimistic about the future of the country.”

You May Also Like...

Media Backlash after ICorrect, A Celeb Destination for Buying Corrections, Launches?

H/T Brian Stelter

 

Submit a tip / Report a problem

WaPo Misquotes: David Simon, ‘The Wire’ Creator Not Optimistic About USA

Share this article:

Comments Terms and Conditions

  • We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which harass, libel, use coarse language and profanity.
  • We moderate comments especially when there is conflict or negativity among commenters.
  • Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *