KX News was picked on recently by a national site for mis-reporting that Blackle is owned by Google.

See the KX News story here and the online mockery of it here.

I almost feel bad for them but it really is basic reporting to check your facts before publishing.

I’m not sure if some of the smaller outlets think they will never be called out for their printings of mis-truths or if it’s just lazy reporting.

As many times as I have been mis-quoted by reporters I would say it is the latter…

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