Journalists are familiar with an old motto: "Get it first, get it right." But in the midst of a national tragedy and ensuing media frenzy, some news organizations got one major fact very wrong—that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had died shortly after the Tucson shooting.
Six people were killed in the shooting rampage, including a federal judge and a 9-year-old girl. Giffords, however, wasn't one of them. As of Sunday morning, she remains in critical condition.Read More »from Media faces scrutiny after inaccurate Giffords reports