I don't have a problem with artistic licence, but I do think people need to specify when that's what they're up to. Insofar as Daisey's show was partly a critique of journalism, his description of his methodology--which he has now admitted to be false--can't be considered a mere literary device. More at Democracy in Ameri
 


Ben
03/25/2012 15:30

And in the UK, first we had Johann Hari, but now allegations that Robert Fisk has been somewhat fictional in his accounts:

http://hurryupharry.org/2012/03/23/robert-fisk-makes-things-up/

I mean, I can't think people were hugely surprised by News of the World's antics, but journalism as a whole is looking a bit shoddy at the moment.

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