Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Stop Press:Newspaper get it wrong

The British newspaper The Observer, whose misleading article about Survival’s release of photos of uncontacted Indians led to false reports that they were a hoax, has now admitted that its story was ‘'inaccurate, misleading [and] distorted.’

Nothing new there then?

The author of the article, Observer World Affairs Editor Peter Beaumont, had initially threatened to sue Survival for libel for suggesting that his article had been misleading and responsible for the ‘hoax’ stories.


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