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07:36

Newsweek's anti-Obama cover story: Has the magazine lost all credibility?

The Week :: The conservative historian Niall Ferguson pens an error-filled tirade against Obama, and the struggling weekly concedes that it didn't fact-check the story

Note: Remarkable the disclosure at the end of the article: "Sir Harold Evans, editor-at-large of The Week, is married to Tina Brown, editor-in-chief of Newsweek and The Daily Beast...."

A report by (Harald Evans), theweek.com

Also discussed here:

[Craig Silverman:] No, Newsweek does not do fact-checking. ... Today, it’s viewed as a luxury.

"Newsweek ditched its fact-checkers in 1996, then made a major error" - A summary by Craig Silverman, www.poynter.org

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