Second time around – Rupert Murdoch’s error and correction

In 2012, Rupert Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal MarketWatch website reported, inaccurately, “Increasingly, your score can help you land, or lose out on, a job, an apartment or utilities.”

Of course, as you can see (by using the link in that quote), Murdoch made an honorable correction.

But now, under the same author’s byline, the News Corporation brand gets it wrong again, saying (in the first two sentences, and in boldface, no less): “We’d all like to land lower-interest mortgages, higher-paying jobs and nicer apartments. And we know that getting and maintaining a good credit score is essential to attaining those goals.

The writer’s social media handle is included.  Here is what happened next.