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Keeping CNN honest: 10 ways Anderson Cooper got rail story wrong

(Source: DC Streets Blog, January 31, 2013)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last Friday, CNN’s Anderson Cooper ran a segment about high-speed rail as part of his “Keeping Them Honest” series. Reporter Drew Griffin did an “exposé” of a Vermont rail project that spent .00006 percent of the federal stimulus money on needed track improvements and came in on time and under budget. Scandal!

It amounts to a high-profile smear campaign on the high-speed rail program from a mainstream media source trying to expose government corruption and waste where none exists. Cooper makes it clear they’re going to stay on the story; they already did a similar takedown of the California rail program.

Full story: dc.streetsblog.org

Monday, February 04, 2013

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