FAKE NEWS: NBC Issues Correction After Falsely Branding MILO as ‘White Nationalist’


Locutus
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FAKE NEWS

NBC News has issued a correction to a story that was published last week which labelled Breitbart editor MILO a “white nationalist troll.”

The article, which was originally titled “Leslie Jones Rips Simon & Schuster for Publishing Book by White Nationalist Troll Milo Yiannopoulos,” was authored by NBC News staff writer Emma Margolin.

In addition to the article’s title, the original version also included a passage that labeled MILO a “white nationalist troll.”

“Leslie Jones Rips Simon & Schuster for Publishing Book by White Nationalist Troll Milo Yiannopoulos.” The article focuses on disparaging comments that Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones made about MILO’s recent book deal with Simon & Schuster,” Margolin wrote in the original article, which can still be viewed in an archived format.

In addition to the changes, NBC News issued a correction at the bottom of the article, claiming that it was a mistake to label MILO a white nationalist. The correction suggests that the decision to call MILO a “white nationalist” stemmed from MILO claiming to be an “occasional fellow traveler” with the alt-right movement, which NBC News says promotes white nationalist values:
Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article referred to Milo Yiannopoulos as a “white nationalist.” Instead, he has called himself a “chronicler of, and occasional fellow traveler with the alt-right,” which espouses white nationalist views.
The alt-right has repeatedly disassociated itself with MILO, declaring on more than one occasion that he is not a member of their movement.

Despite the changes, the URL for the piece still reflects the article’s original title, meaning that “white nationalist” still appears in the user’s browser when they visit the story.

Earlier this week, USA Today issued a correction after erroneously labeling MILO a “white nationalist,” “racist,” and “alt-right.”


FAKE NEWS: NBC News Issues Correction After Falsely Branding MILO as ‘White Nationalist' - Breitbart

protip: Milo ain't 'alt-right'


related:

FAKE NEWS: USA Today Issues Correction After Falsely Branding MILO as 'White Nationalist,' 'Alt-Right' - Breitbart

USA Today's Kelly Lawler Falsely Brands MILO as 'White Nationalist,' 'Racist,' and 'Alt Right' - Breitbart
 
Walter
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A tough week for NBC!
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog...k_for_nbc.html

Typical prog shit.
 
Serryah
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Quote: Originally Posted by Walter View Post

A tough week for NBC!
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog...k_for_nbc.html

Typical prog shit.


No, just stupid people jumping the gun to label Trump for anything and everything.


Doesn't make it a 'prog' issue, but a stupidity issue.
 
Walter
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Quote: Originally Posted by Serryah View Post

No, just stupid people jumping the gun to label Trump for anything and everything.
Doesn't make it a 'prog' issue, but a stupidity issue.

It’s Progs jumping the gun so it’s prog shit.
 
taxslave
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Quote: Originally Posted by Serryah View Post

No, just stupid people jumping the gun to label Trump for anything and everything.
Doesn't make it a 'prog' issue, but a stupidity issue.

It is a deliberate move that backfired. Journalism is no longer about presenting the facts.It has become largely about swaying public opinion working on the theory that a lie is as good as the truth as long as you can get someone to believe it. The MSM has put itself it the same journalistic position as National Enquirerer.
 

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