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Reuters: We never had a take-down procedure because we were always right

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"The correction/kill policy that is followed at Reuters is long-established by the wire service. There isn't a procedure for taking down something that is wrong because for the vast majority of Reuters' existence, there was nothing to take down."

Reuters op-ed editor James Ledbetter, explaining a change in the way the news service handles retractions after publishing then "withdrawing" a column by David Cay Johnston that erroneously asserted News Corp. had received billions in tax refunds.

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