"Media Talk; Journalists Defending the 'How' In Their Work" - Felicity Barringer - The New York Times

"Media Talk; Journalists Defending the 'How' In Their Work" - Felicity Barringer - The New York Times

by: Felicity Barringer | publication date: July 13, 1998 | Publication: The New York Times |

"Who? What? When? Where? Why? These are the questions journalists are trained to ask. But the question that continues to haunt journalists who are hauled into court is ''How?'' How did the journalist get the information? How did he or she approach sources? What did the journalist say to the subjects of the story? . . ."

Journalists discuss the methods they use to get the best story.

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