I get that journalism has gone down hill.
I understand that nobody cares.
I realize that it is all about the headline.
EXCEPT when you read unadulterated crap like this on a site under the CBS banner – it really real makes you wonder.
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(MoneyWatch) The evidence has been clear for a while that Apple (AAPL) is no longer the singular dominant force in mobile. But the alarm bells have grown shriller. Supplier results suggest “lackluster iPhone demand.” Anonymous supply chain sources say that iPad mini unit sales could drop 20 percent to 30 percent this quarter, compared with the same period last year first quarter of 2013. [Update: The iPad mini was introduced in the fall of 2012.]
Think about that for two seconds ….
CBS is quoting Anonymous sources that iPad mini sales are dropping – 20 to 30 percent compared with the same period as last year. (when the iPad mini didn’t even exist).
So CBS chooses not to ignore it – but use it as a lead – offering their own correction on the data.