Cheney Plays Media Critic: Speed Supersedes Accuracy Too Often

By Brian 

From the transcript on

 HUME: …The suspicion grows in some quarters that this was an attempt to minimize it by having it first appear in a little paper and appear like a little hunting incident down in a remote corner of Texas.

CHENEY: There isn’t any way this was going to be minimized, but it was important to be accurate. I do think, from what I’ve experienced over the years here in Washington has been the media outlets have proliferated, speed has become sort of a driving force, lots of times at the expense of accuracy, and I wanted to make sure we got it as accurate as possible.