Redemption Song

Friday, June 24, 2005

Transcript

In a trade that insists on truth and integrity, journalists who confuse fact and fiction have a tough row to hoe on the long path to reportorial atonement. Brooke follows fallen New York Times reporter Michael Finkel’s bizarre discovery that a suspected murderer had co-opted his identity in Mexico – just as the real Michael Finkel was being fired for fraud. And Brooke speaks to David Brock, whose own public transformation from a staunchly conservative journalist to a staunchly skeptical media critic points to the difficulties of changing political horses midstream.

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