"To Sting or Not to Sting?" - Marcel Dufresne - Columbia Journalism Review

"To Sting or Not to Sting?" - Marcel Dufresne - Columbia Journalism Review

by: Marcel Dufresne | publication date: May 1, 1991 | Publication: Columbia Journalism Review | journal issue: May 1991 |

"Newsday's staff devised the undercover plan in 1989 during early reporting for a groundbreaking series about segregation. If the scheme worked, it would expose an ugly and illegal discriminatory practice. But it also raised questions about deception, among other things."

Marcel Dufresne discusses Newsday's undercover documentation of racial discrimination in Long Island's real estate industry.

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