If you’ve been on Twitter this morning — or have been watching cable news — you know that CNN, and then Fox News, initially reported the Supreme Court’s ruling on President Obama‘s health care reform initiative incorrectly. Their first reports stated the Court struck down the individual mandate (which is false). Twitter jokes commenced, leading the Associated Press to order their staff to “stop taunting” about the mistake.
Per Romenesko, Region Editor/Central U.S. David Scott said it’s “not the impression we want to reflect as an organization. Let our reporting take the lead..."