Washington Press Lore
Friday, March 11, 2005
The more people come to rely on the Internet for news and information, the more we all wrestle with the question of what makes a journalist a journalist. In his new book, Reporting from Washington, U.S. Senate historian Donald Ritchie gives some historical perspective, demonstrating how technology has driven the changing definition of the White House correspondent. Bob and Ritchie discuss the credentialing process and the evolution of the capital's press coverage.