Byline: Colman McCarthy; 1992-12-22; The Washington Post;
Report: Undercover Journalism Debated
". . .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? . . ."
Description:Colman McCarthy discusses journalists' deceptive methods of reporting.
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