Memo To David Gregory

Andrew Sullivan —  Jun 24 2013 @ 12:45pm

Some advice from David Carr about how journalists tackle the powerful, not just fellow journalists:

The one question all young reporters on Fleet Street are taught to keep foremost in their mind when interviewing public figures can be best paraphrased as, “Why is this jerk lying to me?”

My take on Gregory’s grilling of Greenwald and ignoring war crimes by public officials is here.