July 30, 2014

Don't Praise Journalists Who Lied for Moscow

Masha Gessen, Washington Post

RT

When a journalist admits that he has been lying to the public for years, this usually results in a flurry of media coverage castigating the guilty party, along with a dose of self-flagellation by his employer for having failed to notice the lies sooner. When this wave of humiliating publicity ends, the offending journalist is allowed to slink away in shame.

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