Coverage Rapid, And Often Wrong, In Tragedy’s Early Hours : NPR

Nearly everyone reported so many things wrong in the first 24 hours after the Sandy Hook shootings that it’s hard to single out any one news organization or reporter for criticism. Among the news outlets that wrongly reported major parts of the journalistic building blocks of “who, what, where, when, why and how,” were CBS, The Associated Press, The New York Times and NPR — a veritable honor roll of the mainstream media. Many…