RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:40 pm
Thu June 2, 2005

Friday, June 3: Watergate and American Journalism

Salt Lake City, UT – Watergate and the subsequent resignation of Richard Nixon had a profound impact on journalism. RadioWest looks at the recent revelation of former FBI deputy director Mark Felt as "Deep Throat" to help understand the role of anonymous sources, and recent debates over a federal shield law for journalists.

  • If you have anecdotes or information (from childhood to present) on Utah native Jack Anderson, e-mail Dr. Mark Feldstein for his forthcoming book "Poisoning the Press: Richard Nixon, Jack Anderson and the Rise of the White House Propoganda Machine."
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