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A dead bat in a package of salad. What’s missing from this story?

A dead bat is allegedly found in a Fresh Express organic salad package in Florida. The stories leave a raft of questions unanswered. What’s missing?

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Media Politics and civics

Two claims. Two lies. Straight reporting.

As it has in almost everything candidate and now president-elect Trump says, mainstream media report the statement. Not the fact that the statement is chock-full of lies.

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Media Politics and civics

Trump tweets a lie; news media parrot it

Trump tweets that Boeing has a $4 billion contract marked by cost overruns. Media organizations report it as though it were true. It wasn’t. It was a big, fat lie.