No, the New York Times has not admitted to peddling ‘fake news’ about most recent Kavanaugh claim
The conservative publication PJ Media says in a headline spreading virally on Facebook that the New York Times admitted a new allegation against Justice Brett Kavanaugh is "fake news," but that is misleading.
The back-and-forth stems from a Sept. 14 report in the New York Times that contains a previously unreported accusation of sexual impropriety by Kavanaugh while a student at Yale.
After its initial reporting, the New York Times added more information to its story online and published an editor’s note explaining its decision.
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