Via Jay Rosen, one of our inspirations here.
Powerful word, that “actually”.
MITT ROMNEY: Instead of going through the normal managed bankruptcy process, he made sure the bankruptcy process ended up with the UAW taking the lion’s share of the equity in the business.
NPR REPORTER: Actually, the U.S. Treasury got most of GM’s equity
NPR has a new ethics handbook, which came out February 24th. Here’s the key part:
We report for our readers and listeners, not our sources. So our primary consideration when presenting the news is that we are fair to the truth. If our sources try to mislead us or put a false spin on the information they give us, we tell our audience.
So they actually are serious. Cool. Let’s hope they start talking about Heartland, CEI, and Whitney Ball soon.