The Australian Broadcasting Corporation: too important to be left to its Friends. Email.
Media Watch, 1
Monday, July 07, 2003
BBC on defensive over dodgy dossier claim.
And so they should be.
Journalists are entitled to use confidential sources for stories. They should use them.
But are writers who use confidential spinners, out of ignorance or wilfully, entitled to be called journalists?
Are editors who publish pretend-reports on real events worth trusting?