Dan Rather wasn't involved this time, but the 'fake but accurate' standard is alive and well among "journalists." The New York Times took lead of the "All the News That's Fit to Invent" crowd.
Rand Simberg has a rundown on the faked documents from the Heartland Institute that sent phony journalists into phony outrage. The editors of my hometown paper, the once-proud St. Louis Post-Dispatch, really outdid themselves this time.
More is available at Instapundit.