Howard Kurtz: FOX "Should Be Apologizing For Using Partisan Propaganda"

CNN's Howard Kurtz takes FOX News to task for trying to pass off RNC propaganda as actual reporting....and then refusing to admit the egregious error in their so-called "correction" after getting caught red-handed by MediaMatters.

FOX ANCHOR: In compiling that story, our producers and researchers did what they always do, we verified the accuracy of the material. But in double-checking the newspaper quotes referenced in that news release, we made the same mistake they did: we labelled the Wall Street Journal article as having run in 2009, when in fact it was 2008. That was our error and we apologize.

KURTZ: Come on. You shouldn't be apologizing for that, even if we were to buy that it was a coincidence that you happened to make the same mistake on the date of the article. You should be apologizing for using partisan propaganda from the GOP without telling your viewers where it came from. Talk about missing the point.

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