Watch the Lowlights of CNN's Boston Reporting

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April 17 2013 4:18 PM

Adventures in Cable News: Watch the Lowlights of CNN's Boston Reporting

Slow clap for TPM, which beat everyone to the punch this afternoon by cobbling together CNN's lowlights from today:

It's worth remembering, however, that as painful as it was to watch CNN's swing from touting its exclusive reporting to retracting it, they weren't alone in getting the story wrong. The Associated Press and Fox News were also quick to wrongly report that an arrest had been made.

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Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City. 

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