Conflicting Reports Arise Over Boston Bombing Arrest

Is there any arrest or is there not an arrest, let's see what the major news sites think.

CNN was the first to report an arrest


Fox News also ran with the report of an arrest


The Associated Press went with that an arrest is "imminent"


However NBC says that no arrest is coming.


And CBS also denied an arrest


NBC Producer Frank Thorp had this news on the arrest.


Then CNN walked it back


This episode just goes to show how fluid the news cycle is on a developing story and the jumpiness of news media in the quest for the scoop.

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Gabriel Rodriguez

Gabriel Rodriguez is currently studying for a Masters in Applied Economics at Georgetown. He is a graduate of New College of Florida with a degree in Economics. He is interested in econometrics, statistical analysis, behavioral economics, and developmental economics.

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