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Second ‘SCOOP’ of the day goes awry for Politico

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It’s not just the Ben Carson–West Point story that Politico is having trouble with today. Now its report from earlier this morning claiming an inquiry had determined that “key Clinton emails did not contain highly classified secrets” has been changed, too.

Here’s the update:

Earlier it was posted as a “SCOOP” (is an all-caps SCOOP bigger than a lower-case scoop?):

And here’s how it’s posted now:

Oops. This is getting crazy:

And their update comes a little too late as everyone is already running with the original, including this email from Clinton’s press secretary Brian Fallon:

More coverage from around the web that needs to be updated:

When will all these sites retract? We’ll wait…

Editor’s note: This tweet was added after publishing the post.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2015/11/06/lost-all-credibility-politico-forced-to-update-scoop-on-hillarys-classified-emails/



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