Fox, CNN Flub First Report On Obamacare Ruling

TV Newser, Thursday, June 28, 2012 3:35 PM
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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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