Disguise Seen as Deceit by Timid Journalists
Aaron Swartz
In the aftermath of Ken Silverstein's Turkmenistan sting for Harper's, Swartz examines the reluctance of many media organizations to undertake these projects and the negative response in some quarters to Silverstein's ruse.
On the Media's Chris Bannon interviews Ken Silverstein regarding "Their Men in Washington."
Ken Silverstein
Right after Ken Silverstein published "Their Men in Washington," Howard Kurtz wrote a response bashing Silversteins' use of undercover reporting to get the story.
Ken Silverstein
Ken Silverstein explains his article "Their Men in Washington."
Ken Silverstein
Ken Silverstein responds to the comments he has received from his piece "Their men in Washington."
Ken Silverstein
Ken Silverstein discusses the mixed reviews he's received for his op-ed "Their Men in Washington" in the July issue of Harper's.
Statement from APCO in response to Ken Silverstein's article "Their Men in Washington."
Reaction to Ken Silversteins' "Their Men in Washington."
Ken Silverstein
Ken Silverstein discusses some of the reviews he has received since "Their Men In Washington" was released.
James O'Keefe's Predecessors, Their Stings, and Their Ethics
Joel Meares
Joel Meares revisits with CJR's take on some of the best known undercover stings of recent decades: The Chicago Sun-Times Mirage tavern expose, NBC Dateline's To Catch A Predator, Ken Silverstein's Turkmenistan sting, James O'Keefe's ACORN and Planned Parenthood exposes, Carmelo Abbate's gay priests of Rome on film, shuttered slaughterhouses, and Food Lion.
Howard Kurtz
Kurtz takes issue on ethical grounds with Ken Silverstein's sting on Washington lobbyists bidding on a contract to represent Turkmenistan.
Bill Moyers
Around the Ken Silverstein sting on a high-level Washington lobbying firm in 2007, Bill Moyers interviewed the reporter and then put the question to his viewers and users of how appropriate was the deception Silverstein deployed. Their responses herein.
Leonard Lopate
Interview with Ken Silverstein about his Harper's piece
The Washington press corps is too busy cozying up to the people it covers to get at the truth.
Ken Silverstein
Ken Silverstein explains and defends his reasons for going undercover for his Harper's piece on the excesses of Washington lobbyists.
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