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Re: Maine TV station breaks Bush drunk driving story
In a message dated 11/3/00 2:02:41 PM Eastern Standard Time, email@example.com
<< BTW, did Fox 51 break into regular programming to air the
news flash, or did it just run on the wires credited to them? >>
Yes, they did.
I found it very odd that Erin Fehleau refused to disclose the name of the
attorney, but would say that the attorney was a delegate to the Democrat
National Convention. If she made an agreement to protect the source, saying
that it was an attorney who was a delegate to the convention narrowed it down
to 8 to 10 people so that is hardly "protecting the source." If no agreement
of confidentially was involved, keeping the information from the public was
improper. Either way, she needs to retake Journalism 101.
-- Dan Billings, Bowdoinham, Maine