Recall the hoo-raw the NLMSM is raising because President Donald Trump, in a brief press opportunity, used a dated map of Hurricane Dorian’s path. The map also had been modified with a hand-drawn additional line that forecast Dorian’s progress into lower Alabama.
Howard Kurtz, Fox News‘ journalism critic, was on the case Friday, and as he often does, he exaggerated some and he missed some.
Now there’s obviously a legitimate story here. Who wielded the now-infamous Sharpie?
You bet there is. For grocery store tabloids like National Enquirer, Globe, Star.
…the constant back-and-forth over a black squiggle feels like a giant distraction.
Sadly, Kurtz should know better than this, being a maven of the industry, and all. The only ones distracted are he and his fellow pseudo-journalists who’ve made the conscious, deliberate editorial decision to obsess over this, to distract themselves with this non-story.
The rest of us have better things to do, and better focus with which to deal with them.