Journalist, Inc.

Friday, July 28, 2006


Earlier this year, New York Post gossip columnist Jared Paul Stern was accused of trying to extort his sources in exchange for favorable coverage. He hasn’t been charged with a crime, but if it does turn out Stern is guilty he wouldn’t be the first person to cash in on the power of the pen. Columbia University journalism professor Robert Love tells Bob about a few of Stern’s seedy antecedents.

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