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Headline irks longtime reader
Oct 25, 2018
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I have largely ignored the accusations of “fake news” hurled about over the last few years. Coming face-to-face with it in my own hometown newspaper was quite a shock. The banner headline in last week’s paper was a true Comey moment: a misleading headline three weeks before the election. It would be fair to say “Council Rejects Letter” or even “Council rejects McGann’s letter” but they did not in any sense of the term “reject” Mary McGann.
As for the details of the article, according to Terry Morse he did not make the statements attributed to him. The audio of the meeting supports this. I have counted on the T-I to be a reliable source of local news for more than 40 years. That is more important than ever in this day and age.
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