To Catch A Predator

James O'Keefe's Predecessors, Their Stings, and Their Ethics
Joel Meares
Joel Meares revisits with CJR's take on some of the best known undercover stings of recent decades: The Chicago Sun-Times Mirage tavern expose, NBC Dateline's To Catch A Predator, Ken Silverstein's Turkmenistan sting, James O'Keefe's ACORN and Planned Parenthood exposes, Carmelo Abbate's gay priests of Rome on film, shuttered slaughterhouses, and Food Lion.
Deborah Potter
In the aftermath of the suicide of a man caught in the "Predator" trap, this piece questions the ethics of the popular Dateline series of reports.
Neal Conan
Talk of the Nation examines the ethics of To Catch A Predator, including the payment of sources and decoys, and the collaboration with Perverted Justice, a watchdog group.
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