In more than 35 years as a journalist, I can’t recall a front page headline in a respected newspaper with this explosive 3-letter word.
This headline in Monday’s New York Times was not on an opinion piece or editorial. It was the front page headline on a news story.
Lie. It’s a word that doesn’t bother former CBS news anchor, Dan Rather.
“When something is, in fact, a demonstrable lie, it is our responsibility to say so.