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Journalistic Ethics Politico ignored with Herman Cain

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by mandym, Nov 7, 2011.

  1. mandym

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    I agree that they did a bad job or reporting. However Herman Cain did a bad job of dealing with it. From what I understand he was told by Politico 10 days prior to the public disclosure that this was being looked into and he did not do any damage control at all.
    I am not saying what the news media was justified in any way, but I am pointing out that Mr. Cain dropped the ball on this and he could have made it a whole lot painful then it was if he had just acted on the early information..
     
  3. mandym

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    Which is another topic not for this thread.
     
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    My apology.
     
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    Perhaps, but all's fair in love and politics right?

    I agree, off topic, that Cain did a poor job of handling the issue. He had better defenses against such poor journalism and just didn't follow thru.
     
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