Report: Undercover Journalism Debated
"The daily's study, which queried 603 local residents, showed a majority of them support undercover reporting tactics involving hidden cameras, microphones and concealed identities. "When asked how important it is for a newspaper 'to do this type of investigative reporting' 77% responded 'very important,' 19% said 'somewhat important' while only 2% opted for 'not at all important.'"
Description:Report on a reader poll taken by the Sun-Times in the aftermath of its 1978 Mirage tavern expose showing strong reader support for the method.
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