• NY Times Editor Dean Baquet Says Paper Failed to Verify Corrected Giuliani Story: ‘We Weren't Rigorous Enough'

    3 days ago - By Mediaite

    New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet acknowledged his paper failed to verify the allegations contained in a since-corrected Thursday story about Rudy Giuliani.
    “We weren't rigorous enough,” Baquet said in an interview with The Washington Post. “I think we all tend to drop our guard when we get beat and are trying to catch up. We need to grill sources more to make sure we understand exactly what they're confirming. We've all discussed it, corrected it, and we need to do better. Dealing with anonymous sources in law enforcement and intelligence is always hard.”
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