Tuesday, October 15, 2013
'Saddest' Story of the Month
NYT now admits it published a thoroughly bogus story last month on "the saddest high school in New York," which a study IDed--based on tweets, which should have raised alarms to begin with--as the fine Hunter College High in Manhattan. After protests, the director now says that his data was based mainly a SINGLE tweeter located somewhat south of the school.
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