washington D.C

Howard Kurtz
Kurtz takes issue on ethical grounds with Ken Silverstein's sting on Washington lobbyists bidding on a contract to represent Turkmenistan.
A powerful article in Harper’s about lobbying in Washington reignites a long-standing debate over the ethics of undercover journalism.
Mark Lisheron
A response to the controversy surrounding Ken Silverstein's Harper's article on lobbyists in DC.
Undercover with D.C.'s lobbyists for hire
Ken Silverstein
Silverstein's undercover report on the ways in which lobbyists help dictatorial regimes gain favor in Washington. For the article, Silverstein posed as a representative of a firm working to improve Turkmenistan's image, and contacted and met with lobbying firms under that guise.
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