Wednesday, September 29, 2004

It's deja vu all over again

When CBS is in a hole, they just dig deeper (due to server overload, temporarily here):
CBS Does It Again
Network Uses Phony Documents to Promote Draft Conspiracy

Three weeks after he denounced the internet as being "filled with rumors," the embattled CBS anchor ran a story on his Tuesday "Evening News" program hoping to stir up fear of an impending military draft.

In a story that was a textbook example of slipshod reporting, CBS reporter Richard Schlesinger used debunked internet hoax emails and an unlabeled interest group member to scare elderly "Evening" viewers into believing that the U.S. government is poised to resume the draft.
Keep on digging, Captain Dan.