Above: The way that Fox News initially cast the remarks of veteran journalist Bob Woodward regarding any possible parallels between the IRS scandal and Watergate.

Below: The corrected version now on the site.

Good on Fox News for correcting the record. In accordance with the professional standards of the Erik Wemple Blog, we will refrain from speculating on the motivations and circumstances behind the original misquote, which yielded the impression that Woodward was hyping comparisons between the IRS’s targeting of conservative political groups and Watergate.