From AJR, June/July 2012 issue
Not So Transparent
Thurs., April 5, 2012.
By Unknown Paul Farhi's "Speak No Evil" piece (Winter 2011) reminded me of an oft-repeated
line by the late Edwin R. Bayley, the political reporter for the Milwaukee Journal
who went on to become the founding dean of the graduate school of journalism at
the University of California, Berkeley:
"Whenever newspapers talk about themselves, they lie."
Retired Washington bureau chief
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Falls Church, Virginia