Story retraction: ‘Michigan film festival fights against incentive cuts’

Please note that the story printed in the March 3 edition of the Lanthorn in the Arts and Entertainment section headlined, “Michigan film festival fights against incentive cuts” was done without the consent of the sources involved, namely the people involved with Thriller! Chiller! Film Festival. The writer submitted the story without contacting sources and chose to fabricate quotes rather than notify the editor that he had not been able to contact all of his sources. While not all of the information in the article is untrue, readers should disregard this article as the manner in which it was reported makes it an unreliable source of information. The Lanthorn apologizes for any harm that was done to the reputation of the sources involved with this story as a result of the writer’s negligence.