News Bites - Michael Miner - Chicago Reader

News Bites - Michael Miner - Chicago Reader

"Pickett's Charge/The View From Across the Street/In Loving Memory of a Real SOB"

by: Michael Miner | publication date: October 11, 2002 | Publication: Chicago Reader | journal issue: 11 October 2002 |

[From James Hoge:] "The key question concerning the propriety of the project was whether it involved entrapment. In preparation for the Mirage project, the reporters involved were instructed by lawyers in how to avoid entrapping suspects. Under Pam [Zekman]'s superb direction, I don't believe the reporting ever crossed that ethical line."

Former Chicago Sun-Times editor James Hoge's 2002 comment, looking back on the newspaper's Mirage tavern expose of 1978 under his leadership.

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