Tuesday, July 20, 2004

Heard Around the Newsroom

"Doing a Michael Moore." That's the term a reporter used to an editor as they conspired to injecting the maximum slant into a local story (in this case, about AIDS education funding) that is meant to appear as simple news coverage of an issue or event.

Reporter: "I want to say, 'how can we afford not to do this?' ... (snicker) Without editorializing."