"Getting the Truth Untruthfully" - Colman McCarthy - The Washington Post

"Getting the Truth Untruthfully" - Colman McCarthy - The Washington Post

by: Colman McCarthy | publication date: December 22, 1992 | Publication: The Washington Post |

". . .Other ways - truthful, ethical - exist besides hidden camera footage to nab wrongdoers. Classic investigative reporting relies on public documents, skilled interviewing, exhaustive research and cross-checking. Why should electronic journalists exempt themselves from the rules of fairness? . . ."

Colman McCarthy discusses journalists' deceptive methods of reporting.

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