People of Northwest Public Radio
Wed December 19, 2012
What The Media Got Wrong In The Newtown Story
Originally published on Wed December 19, 2012 10:03 am
In the hours following the Newtown, Conn. shooting, several initial media reports provided false information. For example, the gunman's brother was originally identified as the shooter. NPR's media correspondent David Folkenflik explains how and why the media falsely reported key details.