Byline: Russ Baker; 1997-03-01; Columbia Journalism Review; pages pp. 28-34
Report: Undercover Journalism Debated
". . .It was not about the merits of ABC's 1992 PrimeTime Live report, which chronicled what appeared to be a range of stomach-turning food-handling practices in deli and meat departments of the grocery chain, based in Salisbury, North Carolina. Food Lion v. ABC was not a libel case. Although the 1,100-store chain has maintained that the report was false, it did not sue over the question of truth. . ."
Description:Russ Baker goes in depth about the controversial Food Lion exposé.
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