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  • Reporter violated NYT ethics code with false Fast and Furious story

    06/06/2012 6:55:36 PM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 6 June, 2012 | Matthew Boyle
    Charlie Savage, a reporter for The New York Times, violated the newspaper’s own code of ethics by printing a false story about the ongoing congressional investigation into Operation Fast and Furious on Tuesday evening. For the Times, Savage reported late on Tuesday that House Speaker John Boehner had “opened direct negotiations with the Department of Justice aimed at resolving a dispute over subpoenaed information related to the botched gun-trafficking investigation dubbed Operation Fast and Furious.” The story ran under the headline “Boehner in talks with Justice Dept. on gun-running inquiry,” implying that the speaker was directly participating in talks. Boehner...