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NYT Scrambles To Rewrite Botched Story On Trump’s Immigration Speech

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Readers on social media were quick to point out the inaccuracies and suggest the Times had bought into the campaign's song-and-dance about a softer touch on immigration issues.

About an hour after the original story was published, the story underwent a substantial rewrite to eliminate language about Mexico pitching in to solve the immigration crisis.

The Times didn't run an editor's note explaining the story had been substantively changed, but the edit-tracking site NewsDiff clearly shows the extent of the revisions. You can see the full edits here.

An eagle-eyed TPM reader also flagged that the Times' unedited story made it onto the front page of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Thursday: