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    ABC News Forced To Apologize...

    ...For Spreading Most Outrageous Piece Of Fake News You’ve Ever Seen

    They're never actually sorry...well, sorry they got caught.

    https://www.americandailynews.org/20...uve-ever-seen/

    ABC News offered an apology for mistakenly broadcasting a graphic on Wednesday erroneously claiming Paul Manafort, President Trump’s ex-campaign chairman, pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
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    I don't know why the media send out "journalists" on a news assignment , when it just as easy to sit on their asses and make up the stories they want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hijinx View Post
    I don't know why the media send out "journalists" on a news assignment , when it just as easy to sit on their asses and make up the stories they want.
    Think of the per diem expenses they could save that way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BOP View Post
    ...For Spreading Most Outrageous Piece Of Fake News You’ve Ever Seen

    They're never actually sorry...well, sorry they got caught.
    From your article:

    We regret and apologize for the false lower third graphic that aired during our special report. We are investigating how incorrect information was in our system and how and why it was allowed to air. We apologize to our viewers and to Mr. Manafort. There simply is no excuse for this sort of mistake,” ABC News’ media relations team tweeted.
    They didn't say they were sorry? Do you not know the definition of apologize?


    a·pol·o·gize: express regret for something that one has done wrong.

    synonyms: say sorry · express regret · be apologetic · make an apology · ask forgiveness · beg (someone's) forgiveness · ask for pardon · beg
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    Quote Originally Posted by BOP View Post
    ...For Spreading Most Outrageous Piece Of Fake News You’ve Ever Seen

    They're never actually sorry...well, sorry they got caught.

    https://www.americandailynews.org/20...uve-ever-seen/

    ABC News offered an apology for mistakenly broadcasting a graphic on Wednesday erroneously claiming Paul Manafort, President Trump’s ex-campaign chairman, pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
    Sorry implies a change.
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    Quote Originally Posted by transporter View Post
    From your article:



    They didn't say they were sorry? Do you not know the definition of apologize?




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    It's also not engaging in the same behavior.
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    Quote Originally Posted by transporter View Post
    They didn't say they were sorry? Do you not know the definition of apologize?
    Yes. It's an expression of remorse for one's actions, and an implied promise that it won't happen again.

    ABC is sorry they got busted, not sorry they did it. And it will surely happen again. Therefore their apology is worthless.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vraiblonde View Post
    Yes. It's an expression of remorse for one's actions, and an implied promise that it won't happen again.

    ABC is sorry they got busted, not sorry they did it. And it will surely happen again. Therefore their apology is worthless.
    I've always said - and teach my children - that an apology is not a get out of jail free card that absolves you of everything and frees you from punishment.
    It has three parts - culpability, contrition, resolution.

    IN short:

    1. It was my fault
    2. I regret having done it
    3. I promise it won't happen again.

    An apology that just admits error isn't anything. Even criminals plead guilty.
    It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds." Teddy Roosevelt

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