Making the News

Friday, November 01, 2002

A Washington-based Associated Press reporter was recently charged with fabricating sources, quotes, and even organizations. The reporter in question, Christopher Newton, was fired right away. This week in Slate.com, Jack Shafer wrote that maybe Newton’s biggest infraction wasn’t straying from the truth, but sticking to closely to the AP model of "balanced" reporting. Brooke speaks with Shafer.
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