Monday, 20 September 2004

CBS: “Misled”

Howard Kurtz reports that CBS is preparing to issue a statement that may (or may not) concede the documents are forgeries and may (or may not) apologize to the viewing public, the president, and/or Viacom shareholders for either (a) failing to properly vet the documents or (b) spending ten days stonewalling while all confidence the memos were real evaporated.

Meanwhile, Daniel Weiner advances a hypothesis about Memogate’s originsBaseball Crank) while Sean Hackbarth wonders why nobody’s asking questions about USA Today’s role in the affair.