UPDATED: KC Star editorial page editor calls Rose tactics ‘iffy,’ ‘misleading’ in emails


(Updated to reflect comments from Rose, including whether he took notes during the purported interview )

The Kansas City Star's editorial page editor acknowledged she didn't know that columnist Steve Rose was quoting Sen. Jim Denning from a nearly year-old conversation in a piece that's the focus of a defamation lawsuit against the newspaper, newly released emails show.

Colleen McCain Nelson called the column "misleading," saying it gave the incorrect impression that Rose had interviewed Denning recently. She also questioned the tactic of relying . . .


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