Journalism and Academia: Why Do Legwork When You Can Climb a Ladder?

And then there's preserving access. For me that was the real Eason Jordan scandal. When he revealed that CNN had undertaken an active policy of concealing the actual scope of Saddam's horrors in order to preserve access, it immediately called for the follow-up question: what else aren't the professional journalists telling us in order to preserve their access?

Posted by Dave Schuler at February 17, 2005 6:41 AM