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The draft story was not intended to be published until we confirmed that Santorum was suspending his campaign. The draft was inadvertently sent to Bloomberg, with whom The Post has a partnership, through an automated feed. It was not published on our Web site until the news had been confirmed.

Washington Post spokeswoman Kris Coratti, explaining how WaPo inadvertently tipped off Bloomberg, which eventually ran the story with no source at all piece.

In the future, information will travel so quickly ‘scoops’ will only result through software errors. (Via Buzzfeed)

Source: BuzzFeed

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