Fox, CNN Flub First Report On Obamacare Ruling

Both CNN and Fox News initially got it wrong when they reported the news of the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act of 2010 this morning -- a mistake that seems kind of understandable when you read the verbatim transcript of the report from NBC/MSNBC (posted here), the first network to get it right.

"That clear enough?" writes Chris Ariens. "Probably not. Our suggestion: see how the three evening newscasts report it, or read the New York Times."

Here's a case where "the expediency of TV news is not meeting well with the depth" required to quickly analyze a complicated story, notes Airens.

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