Truthout’s big gamble

The Jason Leopold-Truthout report last week that Karl Rove had been indicted reignited the longstanding debate on the trustworthiness of blogs as news sources.

A real reporter

We’ve long admired the work of Washington-based investigative reporter Murray Waas. He’s an old-fashioned journalist who believes the first job is reporting news, not gaining fame or getting rich.

Is it real or is it Memorex?

The unproven report of a Karl Rove indictment in the investigation of the outing of former covert CIA agent Valerie Plame continues to create buzz on the Internet but has yet to be picked up by any major media outlet.

Poll wars

To paraphrase Mark Twain, there may three kinds of lies: Lies, damn lies…and polls.