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Top 10 Hoaxes and Fake Stories of 2014
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Top 10 Hoaxes and Fake Stories of 2014
by Sydney Smith
December 19, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Below, check out the top ten stories iMediaEthics covered of news outlets being duped by fake or satire stories. 10. 50 Meter Banjo Statue Not Going up in UK Town [link] In April,...
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NY Times Never Called Me! Anonymous Sources, Fact Check Failures Rule in Egypt, Analysis reveals
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NY Times Never Called Me! Anonymous Sources, Fact Check Failures Rule in Egypt, Analysis reveals
by Rhonda Roland Shearer
December 18, 2014 03:00 AM EST
The New York Times Cairo Bureau Chief David D. Kirkpatrick’s reporting from Egypt shows a heavy reliance on anonymous sources and unnamed media outlets, according to an analysis by...
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Malawi Journalists Given Cash at President's event?
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Malawi Journalists Given Cash at President's event?
by Sydney Smith
December 18, 2014 05:00 AM EST
At an event sponsored by Malawi's president Peter Mutharika, journalists were given cash, according to Voice of America. Journalists perceived the cash as a bribe, although anonymous...
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Wash D.C. CBS-affiliate accuses candidate of embezzlement, confused ID with his son
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Wash D.C. CBS-affiliate accuses candidate of embezzlement, confused ID with his son
by Sydney Smith
November 14, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Washington, D.C. CBS-affiliate wrongly accused a man running for  a local neighborhood organization of embezzlement. The next day, WUSA retracted its reporting and said its error was...
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Glenn Beck's 'Very bad, bad, bad man' can sue him as Private Figure, Court Rules in Boston Marathon case
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Glenn Beck's 'Very bad, bad, bad man' can sue him as Private Figure, Court Rules in Boston Marathon case
by Sydney Smith
December 03, 2014 08:01 PM EST
The Saudi man accusing Glenn Beck of libel isn't a public figure and can continue his lawsuit against the radio host. As iMediaEthics previously reported, 20-year-old college student...
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Dr. Nancy Snyderman apologizes for 'scaring my community and the country' in Ebola Quarantine violation, Back on Air
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Dr. Nancy Snyderman apologizes for 'scaring my community and the country' in Ebola Quarantine violation, Back on Air
by Sydney Smith
December 03, 2014 01:59 PM EST
Dr. Nancy Snyderman apologized on air today for breaking her voluntary Ebola quarantine this fall.  "I stepped outside the boundaries of what I promised to do and what the public...
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Kim Kardashian Ditched Paper Mag's Miami Party? Nope, NYT Corrects
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Kim Kardashian Ditched Paper Mag's Miami Party? Nope, NYT Corrects
by Sydney Smith
December 17, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Kim Kardashian didn't ditch a party held by Paper, the magazine that recently published nude posed photos of the reality star. That detail escaped the New York Times, which wrongly stated...
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Exclusive: Al Jazeera accused of money laundering by Fmr Lawyer for Greste, Fahmy, Imprisoned Journalists in Egypt
Exclusive: Al Jazeera accused of money laundering by Fmr Lawyer for Greste, Fahmy, Imprisoned Journalists in Egypt
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