Thursday, April 10, 2008

Reading: Bill Moyers on "Journalists as Truth-Tellers"

Moyer's acceptance speech for the Ridenhouse Courage Award this week. I could quote more of it, but this will serve:

After my government experience, it took me a while to get my footing back in journalism. I had to learn all over again that what is important for the journalist is not how close you are to power, but how close you are to reality.

The full text is going on the Readings list in the sidebar.

(Hat tip to Wendy.)

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