IX-"Hidden Cameras: Is the Truth Worth the Lie?" - Stuart Watson - Radio Television Digital News Association

IX-"Hidden Cameras: Is the Truth Worth the Lie?" - Stuart Watson - Radio Television Digital News Association

by: Stuart Watson | publication date: January 1, 1998 | Publication: Radio Television Digital News Association |

". . .We focus so intently as journalists on the wrongs we're exposing and the greater truth we're telling that we take little time to contemplate the lies we're employing. We demand that cops follow the law, that public employees obey the rules and even that politicians behave ethically. But for some reason we balk when it comes to setting our own standards. . ."

Stuart Watson questions the credibility of using hidden cameras to get a story.

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