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Thursday, May 2, 2013

Daily Beast Retracts Howard Kurtz Story About Jason Collins, Lets Kurtz Go

Tina Brown, editor in chief of popular online media site The Daily Beast, announced that the publication is terminating its relationship with Howard Kurtz, Washington Bureau Chief who is also a CNN host (Reliable Sources). Mr. Kurtz wrote a blog post about NBA player Jason Collins, suggesting that Mr. Collins did not "come clean" about his sexuality in a Sports Illustrated story in which he discussed his relationship with women, including a woman to whom he was engaged. The Daily Beast has retracted the post, saying, 

The Daily Beast sincerely regrets Kurtz’s error—and any implication that Collins attempted to hide or obscure the engagement.

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