Joe Wilson: Before and After

“Captain Ed” Morrissey discusses a Howie Kurtz column quantifying what we already knew: that the press coverage of Joe Wilson’s initial charges got phenemonally more coverage than later reports contradicting him.

Ed condenses Kurtz’ numbers into a handy chart:

Outlet………Wilson Before….Wilson After
CBS………………… 30……………0
NBC………………… 40……………1
ABC………………… 18……………1
Washington Post…..96……………2
New York Times…..70……………3
Los Angeles Times..48……………2

Hat tip: Kate McMillan

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