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July 19, 2014

Vox Corrects (Which is Good), But, Still...

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Vox, whose motto is “Understand the News,” recently posted a brief article about the fight between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip. It’s titled “The Israel-Gaza Crisis explained in 11 facts.”

At the bottom of the article, readers will find the following correction:

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This is a pretty big error to have to correct. The author of the article, Zack Beauchamp, somehow got it into his head that there was a bridge between Gaza and the West Bank.

It’s a good thing Vox corrected this error, but the fact that such a correction is necessary raises some serious questions about what is going on at Vox, which describes itself as explaining “Everything you need to know, in two minutes.”

Before you can explain something, you have to know something about the subject.

Posted by dvz at July 19, 2014 03:02 PM

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