This blew my mind: The New York Times printed Nazi propaganda that Poland had invaded Germany, and the journalist who wrote this won a Pulitzer Prize for his efforts.
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This is the front-page issue that day. On the right is the report by Tolischus; on the left, a report from France calling the Polish invasion of Germany "pure invention." timesmachine.nytimes.com/tim…
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“Looking back, the Pulitzer board's statement about Duranty's reporting sounds like satire: Mr. Duranty's dispatches show profound and intimate comprehension of conditions in Russia and of the causes of those conditions. They are marked by scholarship, profundity, impartiality,
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sound judgment, and exceptional clarity and are excellent examples of the best type of foreign correspondence.”

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