Journalists from ABC and NPR fall for fake press release

A press release went across the wire Monday stating that pro-Israel lobbying group, The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), was calling for a freeze on settlements in Israel. ABC’s Jake Tapper and NPR were among the media that reported on it, according to Gawker . CODEPINK, a women-initiated peace and social justice organization, took credit for the hoax. Take a look at the press release .

Ragan Insider Premium Content
Ragan Insider Content
To read the full story, log in.
Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content.
Sign up today

Already a member? Log in here.
Learn more about Ragan Insider.