A Year of Apologies: The Missteps and Mea Culpas of 2013

It has been an eventful year. For that, many prominent media outlets, commentators, hosts, and politicians are sincerely sorry.

As 2013 comes to a close, Mediaite looks back on a year that was characterized primarily by admissions of fault and the desperate pleas for forgiveness. It seems that virtually everyone, from politicians and bureaucrats, to cable news hosts and networks, were forced to shed their pride and humbly beg the country’s pardon.

Here’s to hoping that 2014 is marked by fewer mistakes, much less undue outrage over any and every perceived slight, and a dramatic reduction in the number of apologies.

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