Speaking Candidly, Journalists Are Truly Snakes: Michael Kinsley

Nov. 4 (Bloomberg) -- In 1989, New Yorker writer Janet Malcolm published her famous essay, “The Journalist and the Murderer,” with its notoriously overheated opening sentence: “Every journalist who is not too stupid or too full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is morally indefensible.”

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