ABC’s Linda Douglass: Vindicated, After Being “Dragged Through The Mud”

By Brian 

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“Conservative critics had a fine time kicking around ABC’s Linda Douglass” about the Schiavo/GOP talking points story, Howard Kurtz notes. But once an aide to Republican Senator “had fessed up as the author and resigned,” Douglass’s reporting has been vindicated.

“ABC spokesman Jeffrey Schneider says ‘we obviously took a lot of heat on this story from many quarters’ and that the Martinez disclosure ‘vindicates Linda Douglass, who is an outstanding reporter who was dragged through the mud.'”