You may have heard about Jones’ sensational allegations –- invariably reported as fact — on ABC’s “20/20”; CNN; CBS News’ “The Early Show,” MSNBC, National Public Radio, in every major U.S. newspaper and international media.
Jones told her tale before congressional committees, on numerous TV shows…
And then a few weeks ago, the Times ran a microscopic, one-paragraph Associated Press story on page 13 of a Saturday paper, reporting that a jury looked at the facts and found that … Jones made the whole story up. (…)
If only Jones had accused Bill Clinton or any member of the Kennedy family of rape, the mainstream media might have treated her allegations with a little more skepticism.