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Just now. Andrea Mitchell. "alleged union-busting efforts." (Original Post) halfulglas Mar 2023 OP
Post removed Post removed Mar 2023 #1
Ugh. badhair77 Mar 2023 #2
She's awful. The Unmitigated Gall Mar 2023 #3
your point is ? drray23 Mar 2023 #4
'Alleged' is pretty standard usage in journalism FrankBooth Mar 2023 #5
Prob covers them legally to say alleged nt XanaDUer2 Mar 2023 #6

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badhair77

(4,141 posts)
2. Ugh.
Wed Mar 29, 2023, 11:24 AM
Mar 2023

I saw 1 minute and Mitt Romney said, with a smirk on his face, something about the senators grilling the Starbucks CEO have never created a job. That smug uni9n-hating jerk has been busy dismantling jobs over the years. He’s filthy rich and should go watch his car elevator go up and down all day.

drray23

(7,539 posts)
4. your point is ?
Wed Mar 29, 2023, 02:59 PM
Mar 2023

unless and until there is a conviction you have to say alleged.
Doing otherwise can make you vulnerable to defamation.

FrankBooth

(1,595 posts)
5. 'Alleged' is pretty standard usage in journalism
Wed Mar 29, 2023, 03:03 PM
Mar 2023

it prevents newspapers/stations from being sued, and is a rule taught in every Journalism school in the country. For example, the suspect in custody for the death of the Idaho college students would be referred to as the 'alleged killer'. If he's convicted, then he can safely be labelled a killer or murderer.

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