Unfortunate article

Read this on the Sign of Zoro blog.

How can something like this happen?

If responsibility for fact checking is now being done out of town I can see how an out of town person might miss this.

The original picture and the caption had to come from a local person though, or am I wrong?

The Times did print a front page correction the next day:

A file photo on a story about Burnet Elementary School that ran on the front page of Thursday’s edition listed Dori Fenenbock as president of the El Paso Independent School District board of trustees.  Fenenbock resigned from the board in August.

Their correction explains that they used a file photo.  It does not explain how the caption came about, nor does it say “we regret the error”.

We deserve better

Brutus

 

3 Responses to Unfortunate article

  1. […] to accompany its story about the closing of Burnet Elementary.  Thankfully, Brutus at elpasospeak got it right. I do agree with Brutus: “Their correction explains that they used a file photo. It does not […]

    Like

Leave a Reply -- you do not have to enter your email address

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: