Why Can’t the Media Get the Story of the JFK Documents Right? 

Robert Smith critiques the latest coverage in WhoWhatWhy.

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The US’s main wire service, considered the paragon of neutrality and accuracy, declared in a short and superficial mention published December 15 that the previous day’s release “satisfies a deadline set in October by Joe Biden and is in keeping with a federal statute that calls for the release of records in the government’s possession.” But that is objectively false: The cited statute, the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992, mandated the release of all documents by October 2017, with only narrow exceptions for information that tangibly harms US security.

Source: Why Can’t the Media Get the Story of the JFK Documents Right? – WhoWhatWhy

1 thought on “Why Can’t the Media Get the Story of the JFK Documents Right? ”

  1. an astute observation which appropriately depicts the most recent media failures as part of a pattern in which the mainstream media abdicated its role as truth-teller in favor of playing ball with the powers-that-be. The lone gunman story is Fake News and false history.

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