A bad few months? Try decades, Scotty.
“These have been a bad few months for journalism,” he added. “We’re getting the big stories wrong, over and over again.”
The CBS newsreader was quick to take at least partial blame. “Let me take the first arrow: During our coverage of Newtown, I sat on my set and I reported that Nancy Lanza was a teacher at the school. And that her son had attacked her classroom. It’s a hell of a story, but it was dead wrong. Now, I was the managing editor, I made the decision to go ahead with that and I did, and that’s what I said, and I was absolutely wrong. So let me just take the first arrow here.”
Perhaps the can make amends by covering any of the myriad Obama scandals. There’s something called Benghazi. You might want to look into it. One of your colleagues is just itching to cover it. Granted, there could well be a conflict of interest there.