TITLE

CNN takes a fall

AUTHOR(S)
McClellan, Steve
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
Broadcasting & Cable;07/06/98, Vol. 128 Issue 28, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Cable News Network (CNN) retracts a story alleging that the United States (US) military used nerve gas on defectors during the Vietnam War in 1970. Implications of the botched story; Comments from Barbara Cochran, president of the Radio-Television News Directors Association; Discussion on how the report was aired. INSETS: Story line;Transcripts tell a different story.
ACCESSION #
820289

 

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