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Monday, November 21, 2005

Leaks about Leaks about Leaks about Leaks (Otherwise Known as "Journalism")

I hardly find it surprising that comments from this [internal Washington Post] forum would get leaked to the Times or any other news organization. . . . journalists leak to other journalists when it comes to the in-love-with-ourselves gossip of the media reporting on the media.
Comment of Washington Post Reporter Sara Goo,
leaked from a WaPo internal message board,
wherein Goo opined about leaks of statements
WaPo staffers had posted (on that same board)
about Bob Woodward misusing leaks

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posted by Bathus at 10:36 PM


Blogger MnMnM said...

Grand Jury testimony of Bob Woodward, longtime Washington Post editor, leaked by Rove-ing reporter (humor).

It is posted at: Bob Woodward Tells Grand Jury Who Leaked First
Bobbing and weaving, a tangled web we do. Book him, Danno.
Please keep my identity a secret. Double super Secret.
Middle-aged, Middle-of-the-road, Mid-Westerner

We can only hope that Fitz doesn't fizzle.
I think Mr. Fitzgerald's motto should be: "If you do a white collar crime then you will serve blue collar time." Look where he lodged Judith Miller. A few months in a blue collar jail and she was ready to sing. Unfortunately, she says she forgot the words

The Times & Post They Should Be A-Changin

Bloggers Request:

Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won't come again
And don't speak too soon
For the wheel's still in spin
And there's no tellin' who
That it's namin'.
For the loser now
Will be later to win
For the Times & Post should be a-changin'.

Good Bye Sulzberger, Keller, Miller, and Woodward!

Fitzgerald's response:

Come politician's, journalists
Please heed the call
Don't stand in the doorway
Don't block up the hall
For he that gets hurt
Will be he who has stalled

There's a battle outside
And it is ragin'.
It'll soon shake your windows
And rattle your walls
For a new jury and more indictments are a-comin'

5:55 AM, November 22, 2005  

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