The breaking news reports on Tuesday were that a car exploded in the vicinity of the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls. I had two initial reactions, both of which turned out to be false, but I was smart enough not to share them because I wanted more information. Often, especially when dealing with breaking news, the smartest replies are “I don’t know” and “Insufficient data”.
Instead of doing the big story of the preceding week I wanted to cover two cautionary areas using recent events as examples today. Let’s explore. Continue reading Breaking News And False Equivalencies