Are you listening, Judy Miller?
There are, however, a couple of important cautions. First, a reporter should not let himself be used by a source to peddle false or misleading information. Second, a reporter must be careful not to endow officials with reputations they do not deserve.
Winchell elevated Hoover to a point where even presidents were afraid to offend him.
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|Title Annotation:||Tilting at Windmills; White House sources|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Dec 1, 2005|
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