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Bug #29945 closed:corrected

Bill Keller error on O'Keefe-NPR sting

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This bug appeared in a news report published by New York Times on Mar 26, 2011 by Bill Keller. View the original news report.
Bug Type:  Simple Factual Error

Keller writes that James O'Keefe's activities have included "most recently posing as a potential donor and entrapping a foolish NPR executive." O'Keefe masterminded this sting, but he did not pose as a potential donor; two associates of his did.


John McQuaid has not contacted New York Times

Bug History

Mar 26, 2011 5:37 pm Open John McQuaid
Mar 26, 2011 6:19 pm Open: Under Discussion Mark Follman
Mar 27, 2011 2:39 pm Closed: Corrected Mark Follman

Discussion Leave a comment

We've emailed the Times at the address provided on their corrections page for reporting errors to the newsroom.

Mar 26, 2011 6:19 pm

The Times has now fixed this error and appended a correction notice.

Mar 27, 2011 2:39 pm