Journalists Criticize Outlets Who Ignored FBI Letter And Ran With Republican Congressman’s Spin

After some media outlets ran with a misleading story that the FBI planned to examine new evidence associated with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s email server, numerous reporters and media figures criticized the initial coverage for using Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s (R-UT) spin rather than the actual letter from FBI Director James Comey, which said only that new emails “pertinent”  to the investigation had been discovered and will be assessed. 

Journalists: “Do Some Investigation Before You Go To Print” With A Story From Jason Chaffetz