AP, New York Times: While You Are Correcting the Record About the Ground Zero Mosque ...
Stop with the "New York" Giants, "New York" Jets, and "Washington" Redskins.
3:01 PM, Aug 20, 2010 • By DANIEL HALPER
What about Washington Dulles International Airport? Not in Washington, D.C., either. That's in Sterling, Virginia.
Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport? You guessed it: Not in Baltimore or Washington, D.C. That would be Hanover, Maryland.
Which brings us back to the Associated Press and New York Times, and accuracy and integrity in journalism.
Apparently, with regard to the proposed Islamic cultural center that would house a mosque, Ground Zero only encompasses the exact site of the Twin Towers, where thousands of Americans were murdered by Islamists on September 11. If, say, a building were to have pieces from the wreckage, including the landing gear of a plane that was flown into the Twin Towers, on its site on September 11, then it still does not constitute being at Ground Zero. At least, that is the case with the site that this Islamic cultural center with a mosque would sit on.
Look, AP and New York Times, I'm all for accuracy and integrity in journalism. All I ask is that you be consistent in your standards when covering the Giants, Jets, and Redskins.
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