Journalistic Integrity

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Hurricane Felix roared ashore early Tuesday as a fearsome Category 5 storm — the first time in recorded history that two top-scale storms have made landfall in the same season.

Hurricane Dean came ashore just last month as a Category 5 storm, and Felix's landfall marked the first time that two Category 5 hurricanes have hit land in a season since 1886, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

I found this entirely too amusing to pass up on. It's gotten so bad that even in the same story on the same page there's a pretty major conflict of fact. I know we're all supposed to be human *gasp* and we make mistakes, but come on guys. A little proofreading would have made all the difference!
"It is pointless to resist, my son." -- Darth Vader
"Resistance is futile." -- The Borg
"Mother's coming for me in the dragon ships. I don't like these itchy clothes, but I have to wear them or it frightens the fish." -- Thurindil

Well. I guess that's that then.

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Posted on Sep 4, 2007 9:53 am by Samson in: | 1 comment(s) [Closed]
Jackals! Next time I'm screenshotting the evidence. They've altered the report now :)

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