A letter signed by executives at 26 stations carrying “The Daily” accuses The Times of ethical lapses. A high-level Times editor acknowledges mistakes.
The podcast, which The Times now says did not meet its editorial standards, and a related report on ISIS had been named finalists in the 2019 international category.
The Times cited an institutional failure and determined the “Caliphate” team gave too much credence to the claims of a supposed former terrorist.
A top editor is now reviewing Rukmini Callimachi’s reporting on terrorism, which turned distant conflicts into accessible stories but drew criticism from colleagues.
The Canadian authorities arrested a man featured in the podcast and accused him of falsely claiming to have been an ISIS executioner.
Unrest has again rocked the city after a grand jury in Kentucky declined to bring charges against the two officers who shot Breonna Taylor.