Hogan's Alley

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

More On Exaggerated Rumors After Katrina

The LA Times has now also chimed in about the gross overstatements about criminal behavior in New Orleans following Katrina. This follows yesterday's similar report from the Seattle Times.

Interestingly, LAT lists its own reporting as having pumped up the hyperbole. It also notes other exaggerated media reports and foolish apparent confirmations by politicians, Mayor Nagin principal among them.