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I am intently focused on this matter and will make it a priority to correct the errors and minimize them in the future.

— Kerry Weems, acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, quoted in a Sept. 10 New York Times story that says, “Private insurance companies participating in Medicare have been allowed to keep tens of millions of dollars that should have gone to consumers, and the Bush administration did not properly audit the companies or try to recover money paid in error.”

What’s important is to fully vet these kinds of videos before putting them to air, which we’ve consistently done over the years.

— CNN spokesman Megan Mahoney, explaining why CNN delayed running a video of Osama bin Laden on Sept. 7 by a half hour after Fox News and MSNBC. CNN had ended its 27-year relationship with Reuters eight days earlier and had to obtain the tape from the Arabic news network Al Jazeera.
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Written by Dr. Denny Wilkins

September 13, 2007 at 11:47 am

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