"Muffin-gate Update: Many Outlets Fail To Correct Half-Baked Allegation"
•Fox News and Fox Business pushed $16-muffin story the most out of any cable channel (Bill O'Reilly, in particular, on Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor), but no Fox program available in the Nexis database has broadcast a follow-up segment reporting the IG's retraction.
•CBS and NBC both reported the initial $16 figure from the IG but have not broadcast a follow-up story about the IG's retraction.
•USA Today ran a short article reporting the $16 figure but has not reported on the IG's retraction.
•The Washington Post ran the initial story on the front page while running all subsequent follow-ups, including the IG's retraction, inside the paper.
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