Editor Recounts 'New York Times' Flaws on WMD This past week, the editors of The New York Times published an apology, of sorts, about the paper's reporting during the march to war and throughout the military campaign on Iraq's alleged weapons of mass destruction programs. The paper's public editor Dan Okrent says the editors didn't go far enough. NPR's Liane Hansen speaks with Okrent about what went wrong and how far the paper should go to correct its mistakes.
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Editor Recounts 'New York Times' Flaws on WMD

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Editor Recounts 'New York Times' Flaws on WMD

Editor Recounts 'New York Times' Flaws on WMD

Editor Recounts 'New York Times' Flaws on WMD

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This past week, the editors of The New York Times published an apology, of sorts, about the paper's reporting during the march to war and throughout the military campaign on Iraq's alleged weapons of mass destruction programs. The paper's public editor Dan Okrent says the editors didn't go far enough. NPR's Liane Hansen speaks with Okrent about what went wrong and how far the paper should go to correct its mistakes.