"Banana Peel" - Nicholas Stein - Columbia Journalism Review

"Banana Peel" - Nicholas Stein - Columbia Journalism Review

In Cincinnati, an Investigative Story Opens Up a Mystery - What Did a Reporter Know, and How Did He Know It?

by: Nicholas Stein | publication date: December 31, 1969 |

". . .On July 2, Chiquita filed suit against Gallagher in federal district court for "defamation, trespass, conversion, violations of state and federal wiretapping laws and other intentional misconduct." In addition, Gallagher and several other Enquirer employees have been subpoenaed to appear before a grand jury, as part of a joint criminal investigation by the FBI and the Hamilton County, Ohio, Sheriff's Office. . ."

Nicholas Stein investigates how Mike Gallagher attained the information for The Cincinnati Enquirers' Chiquita Banana expose.