Americans for the Arts: The link to the audio of Mr. Lynch’s podcast was not deliberately removed. “Artsblog had a podcast plug-in failure” because of automatic updates. Mr. Lynch, in a telephone interview also states that the I-Tunes version of the podcast was always available.
The Washington Times: Exactly what happened cannot be independently verified. No widespread problem with the software has been reported and the arts advocacy group says they never got the call from The Washington Times. If all that is true, it is an amazing confluence of unfortunate events..