Sunday, June 6, 2010

Woodward practices "access journalism"

I recently expressed my doubts that the Washington Post was practicing investigative journalism when it reported on Watergate. Now, I see that a former colleague of Woodward's agrees; she says he was practicing "access journalism" even when publishing leaks from Deep Throat - just typing down what powerful insiders tell you, not questioning it and getting the story they are trying to hide.

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