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Commentary: Getting the News Media to Admit Mistakes

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Commentary: Getting the News Media to Admit Mistakes

Commentary: Getting the News Media to Admit Mistakes

Commentary: Getting the News Media to Admit Mistakes

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Commentator John R. MacArthur examines how the news media covered the lead up to the war with Iraq last year, and the subsequent hand-wringing of major news outlets now that much of their reporting about Iraq's weapons programs has proven false.