Saturday, 23 February 2008

Now Just Too Widespread To Correct?

The BBC increasing gives interviewees the wrong by-lines. Last night, it managed to inform us that Roger Wilkin, the former US Assistant Attorney General and an elderly black man, was in fact “Senator Hillary Clinton”. Why is this sort of carelessness spreading as it is? And why is there never any sort of correction? Is it now just too widespread to correct?

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