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    GRITtv: Jim Naureckas: Trusting the Wrong Sources


    by GRITtv

    Oil gushers and Israeli commandoes dominated the headlines this week, but the news too often seemed to come from the same sources, over and over again. Cable news hosts and guests alike repeated the Israeli government's statements on the humanitarian crisis in Gaza--or what they termed a lack of one--and BP managed to continue to control access to its oil, coating beaches in the Gulf of Mexico. For a look at this week's media mistakes, we turn to Jim Naureckas of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. Distributed by Tubemogul.