Proving Ground: Outlets that run contradictory stories on the same subject without correcting any of them

RIP Michael Hastings
  1. Search the archives of any of the below outlets for any of the subjects listed next to them.
  2. Find the discrepancies in how the same events have been reported (and you will — these are samples from our own last decade of soon-to-be-published research).
  3. Now that you’ve gotten the hang of auditing the news media on its own terms, use what you’ve learned to find additional instances of press failure and bring them to us, via the comments below or our project Twitter handle at @ProjHastings, where you can learn more about what we’re doing and why we expect to have to do so much of it.

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