AP Coverage of Ala. Prof’s Prior Killing Ignores Rep. Delahunt’s Involvement
Democratic Congressman Bill Delahunts far from minor role in the 1986 release of Amy Bishop, the University of Alabama in Hunstville biology professor implicated in the murder of three colleagues on Friday, has garnered significant press attention in the past 24 hours or so. Some reports have noted Delahunts party affiliation; others, mostly but not entirely out of New England, where Delahunt's party affiliation may be common knowledge, have not.
But in two stories time-stamped early this morning — a 12:02 a.m. 300-word item by Jay Lindsay and a 6:43 a.m. comprehensive 1000-word report co-written by Lindsay and Desiree Hunter (saved here and here, respectively, for future reference, fair use and discussion purposes) — the Associated Press failed to even note Delahunts involvement.
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