Re: CJR on Judith Miller

On Sun, 16 Oct 2005 18:00:30 -0700, Towse <self@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Editor's Note. 16 October 2005
>The Times Gives Us a Modified, Limited Hangout
>"Take a stroll down memory lane, back to this immortal dialogue from the
>Watergate tapes of a March 1973 meeting in the Oval Office:
>"PRESIDENT: You think, you think we want to, want to go this route now?
>And the -- let it hang out, so to speak?
>DEAN: Well, it's, it isn't really that --
>HALDEMAN: It's a limited hang out.
>DEAN: It's a limited hang out.
>EHRLICHMAN: It's a modified limited hang out.
>"Those words came to mind this morning as we digested the long-awaited
>and mammoth New York Times' mea culpa on the Judy Miller affair, to
>which the newspaper devotes more than two open pages.
>"As we read along, five things leaped off the page at us."
>and Jay Rosen, PressThink on Judith Miller:

She's lying through her teeth, isn't she. And apparently afraid she'll
trip up and give the prosecutor evidence that she perjured herself.


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