AP Executive Editor: We Deserved ‘Shellacking’ For Boston Marathon Misreporting

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By: Michael Calderone | Huffington Post

Kathleen Carroll, executive editor of the Associated Press, addressed “some missteps” Monday in the news organization’s coverage last week of the Boston marathon attack investigation, including having misreported Wednesday that a suspect was in custody and expected in federal court.

“We took a shellacking, a deserved one, for reporting that a suspect was in custody when, as the hours passed, that information began to look wobbly,” Carroll said in a staff memo, obtained by The Huffington Post.

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