Friday, January 09, 2004
When journalists refuse to disclose anonymous sources, they usually do so to protect those sources. But what happens if the sources agree to be named? That dilemma could soon face columnist Bob Novak, who last year outed the wife of former ambassador Joe Wilson as a CIA operative, after receiving what many believe was a politically motivated leak. Investigators are now asking select members of the White House staff to sign forms releasing journalists from pledges of confidentiality. Bob discusses the latest twist in Plame-gate with the Poynter Institute's Aly Colon.