The “New York Times” isn’t known for its journalistic integrity.
After all, like most of the liberal media, they knowingly publish fake news stories and rely on anonymous sources to bend the truth.
In an embarrassing move, the Times recently published information from a parody account that reports about North Korea.
“Because of an editing error, an earlier version of this article attributed incorrectly a Twitter statement to the North Korean government,” The Times said in a correction to the article.
“The North Korean government did not belittle a joint American-South Korean military exercise as ‘demonstrating near total ignorance of ballistic science,’ that statement was from the DPRK News Service, a parody Twitter account,” it said.
This is the tweet that the Times took for real news:
Imbecilic Americans drunkenly fire missiles into East Sea of Korea, demonstrating near total ignorance of ballistic science. pic.twitter.com/Yye1Kksvh7
— DPRK News Service (@DPRK_News) July 4, 2017
Conservative Tribune reports:
The Twitter account claims to be the “official News feed of Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea,” but The Washington Post reported that two Americans it identified only by their first name, Patrick, a lawyer, and Derrick, a data analyst, actually run it.
Had reporters and editors at The Times taken the moment to do a little research on this account, they might have stumbled upon The Post’s story (which was published over a year ago) and saved themselves a bit of embarrassment.
Instead, the Times recently decided to lay off a large portion of its editorial staff and expects their smaller staff to accomplish the same amount of work as before.
“Cutting us down to 50 to 55 editors from more than 100, and expecting the same level of quality in the report, is dumbfoundingly unrealistic,” the union wrote, according to the online magazine Deadline.
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