Even as Donald Trump sought to close the door on the false conspiracy theory that President Barack Obama wasn't born in the United States, he peddled another lie by claiming that his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, was behind it. There is no evidence that is true.
Would it be so hard for other pseudo journalist/opinion/analysis people with a soapbox to show that same level of journalistic ethics.
Here's a few that I believe might be appropriate for Mr. Frost to look at:
Take responsibility for the accuracy of their work. Verify information before releasing it. Use original sources whenever possible.
Provide context. Take special care not to misrepresent or oversimplify in promoting, previewing or summarizing a story.
Oh yes, that one especially. Please don't Hannitize.
Recognize a special obligation to serve as watchdogs over public affairs and government. Seek to ensure that the public’s business is conducted in the open, and that public records are open to all.
Never deliberately distort facts or context, including visual information. Clearly label illustrations and re-enactments.
And I saw this comic in the paper today and just can't resist putting it up for lil Donnie: