January 21, 2003

The Numbers Game II

The San Francisco Chronicle ran a follow-up story on the disagreement between organizers and police about the size of last weekend’s anti-war protest. It had a clever lede (“Everyone's estimate is wrong. Probably.”), which was a bit ironic because the Chronicle appeared to be the only major paper that used organizer’s 500,000-person estimate for the Washington, D.C., march without any attribution. Much has been made of the counting by all sides over at Instapundit.

Posted by Tim Porter at January 21, 2003 07:55 AM