NY Times public editor Margaret Sullivan defends Mr. Broader’s review of the Tesla Model S:

I am convinced that he took on the test drive in good faith, and told the story as he experienced it. Did he use good judgment along the way? Not especially.

In addition, Mr. Broder left himself open to valid criticism by taking what seem to be casual and imprecise notes along the journey, unaware that his every move was being monitored. A little red notebook in the front seat is no match for digitally recorded driving logs, which Mr. Musk has used, in the most damaging (and sometimes quite misleading) ways possible, as he defended his vehicle’s reputation.

Not knowing that every move was being monitor allowed Mr. Broader to openly interpret his review and not use the real facts; and that’s having integrity? Who is the one misleading who here?

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