LA Times Apologizes for Shakur Story

Mar 27, 2008 Full story: The Associated Press

“I would suggest to Mr. Philips and his editors that they immediately print an apology and take out their checkbooks _ or brace themselves for an epic lawsuit”

The Los Angeles Times apologized for using documents that were apparently fabricated in a story implicating associates of Sean 'Diddy' Combs in a 1994 assault on rapper Tupac Shakur.

'The bottom line is that the documents we relied on should not have been used,' Editor Russ Stanton said in a story posted Wednesday night on the newspaper's Web site. 'We apologize both to our readers and to those referenced in the documents ... and in the story.'

Pulitzer-prize winning reporter Chuck Philips, who wrote the story, and his supervisor, Deputy Managing Editor Marc Duvoisin, also apologized. Read more

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Wesley Chapel, FL

#1 Mar 28, 2008
Whatever happened to the reporter that linked Tupac's death to Biggie, Puffy and the LAPD? Although this particular 'snitch' turned out to be some fame seeking whore, I still believe it can still be tied to the 'Bad Boy' crew. I wish the truth and the whole truth would come out but I doubt that it ever will. Tupac knew who was behind it.

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