CNN yanks story linking women's hormones to how they vote10/26/2012
Rich are the annals of embarrassing media stories, and, on Wednesday, CNN.com submitted its entry for ludicrous news story when writer Elizabeth Landau (above) posted a study that women’s ovulation cycles influenced how they voted. After a flurry of well-deserved mockery and criticism, the Women Vote Hormones story was scrubbed from the site with a sheepish editor’s note stating that it “did not channel through the standard internal process, and it was not reviewed by senior editorial staff.” The researcher behind the study, Kristina Durante, protested that her research had -- of course -- been taken out of context. [Source]
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