A study in breaking news headlines.

For the UK Guardian, the news is the words the White House used while accusing Acosta of an action caught on video.

For Fox, Sanders was accused of sharing an allegedly  “‘doctored’” video of a neutrally-identified “interaction.”

For the Washington Post, the White House “shares doctored video” — no accusation, no scare quotes.  

Read these articles for yourself, not just the headlines. We learn by seeking evidence from multiple sources, rather than only accepting the spin that conforms best to our ideology.

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