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Fox News publishes embarrassing correction after reporting book excerpt that misunderstood Obama's 'PC meetings' as 'political correctness' meetings

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Fox News on Wednesday published a book excerpt that reported Obama-era officials complaining about "doing nonstop PC meetings." The squared brackets appeared in the original quote.
The problem is that "PC" stands for Principals Committee, a top-level National Security Council forum, not political correctness.
Multiple journalists laid into Fox News for the mistake after its publication, with one former National Security Council senior adviser tweeting: "I am dying."
Doug Wead, the book's author, has since confirmed that PC in fact stands for Principals Committee, and Fox News issued an...
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