Why the Washington Post’s New Ties to the CIA Are So Ominous

By: Monday January 13, 2014 7:15 pm

American journalism has entered highly dangerous terrain. A tip-off is that the Washington Post refuses to face up to a conflict of interest involving Jeff Bezos — who’s now the sole owner of the powerful newspaper at the same time he remains Amazon’s CEO and main stakeholder.

 

Woodward and Bernstein Join Rich Tradition of Blaming the Internet for Everything

By: Wednesday April 4, 2012 2:11 pm

Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein sat for an interview at the American Society of News Editors yesterday, and they were asked about how a Watergate-type scandal would play out in the Internet age. They mocked a set of papers from a Yale journalism class, which they claimed said that the Watergate scandal would pop up on the Internet, and that Nixon would have had to resign much more quickly.

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