Tuesday, July 15, 2008

The "Gotcha Journalism" Defense

"Yeah, they got me on tape selling access to the White House in exchange for huge donations to George Bush's presidential library - but that's just gotcha journalism."

The worst part of that is the reporter repeating that Payne says it's just "gotcha journalism," without noting that it makes no sense at all. He may as well have said, "Yeah, they got me on video shooting that guy - but that's just 'gotcha journalism'."


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