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Bug #30353 closed:off topic

Pre-Faked article published Guilty verdict for Amanda Knox

 
This bug appeared in a news report published by Daily Mail on Oct 4, 2011 by Nick Pisa. View the original news report.
Bug Type:  Fabrication

Tne Daily Mail rpublished an online article stating the Jury had denied Knox's appeal.  Complete with fabricated reactions from within the courtroom from friends and observers.

Supporting Information:

URL for image of full story:  http://twitpic.com/6uq1b1/full

Response

Matt Wilkins has not contacted Daily Mail

Bug History

Oct 04, 2011 8:58 am Open Matt Wilkins
Oct 04, 2011 9:09 am Open: Under Discussion Matt Wilkins
Oct 20, 2011 6:43 am Closed: Off Topic Scott Rosenberg

Discussion Leave a comment

 

It's perhaps ironic that there's a typo in one of the picture captions in the full artice, omitting the "r" when describing the "Media scrum".

Oct 04, 2011 9:09 am

Thanks for filing this bug report, Matt! Although I think we agree that this is a major "fail" on the Daily Mail's part, we're not routinely covering media outlets outside the U.S. Also it appears that the original story has been apologized for -- see this account by Craig Silverman at Regret the Error.

So we'll close this out soon as "off topic."

Oct 09, 2011 5:22 pm