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Reversals Of Fortune / Media Messups

By Alexander Russo — May 03, 2007 1 min read
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Sometimes, the first-day stories don’t get all of the story -- or get it right -- and then everyone else jumps on the bandwagon. Oops.

Teacher cleared of wrongdoing in urination incident CNN.com
“Less than five minutes into the class period, the student urinated into a bottle and discarded it in a trash can,” the statement said. “Shocked at the student’s actions, the teacher told the student to dispose of the bottle in the restroom and wash his hands.”

M.I.T. Dean Who Resigned Has a Degree After All NYT
Marilee Jones, the former admissions dean at M.I.T. who resigned after admitting she fabricated her academic credentials, was awarded a degree in biology in 1973 from the College of Saint Rose in Albany.

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