Los Angeles Times


  1. 1 2011-04-03


  • Reporter: Julie Makinen and Kenji Hall
  • Date: 2011-04-03
  • Score: 7
  • Link to Article: http://www.latimes.com/news/la-fgw-japan-relief-20110404,0,2178592.story
  • Reporting faults and errors: Misleading headline that was widely circulated
  • Description: Misleading, malicious headline: "Red Cross aid hasn't reached Japan quake victims".  In the body of the article, they write that AID HAS ARRIVED from Red Cross. "...The Red Cross has dispatched more than 200 emergency relief teams to the disaster zone and organized thousands of volunteers to assist victims..."
  • JPquake Editor: AHM, SR