Journo: Oops, I Started the Hagel-Hamas Rumors

Dan Friedman explains how made-up group he joked about became news

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 20, 2013 11:28 AM CST

(Newser) – Ever wonder how unconfirmed rumors snowball into political news stories? At the New York Daily News, Dan Friedman offers an example—in which he was the unwitting source of the false story. In the midst of Chuck Hagel's confirmation process, Friedman called a GOP...   Read full story »


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