NOTED: Dreaded word culture 'like a newsroom hand grenade'
Review of Silenced: International Journalists Expose Media Censorship, edited by David Dadge. The Electronic Reporter, by Barbara Alysen (2nd dn.). Hard News: The scandals at The New York Times and their meeting Meaning for American Media. by Seth Mnookin.
They try everything, to gnaw at us, to drain us,' said the Haitaian broadcst journalist Jean Dominique. He was an enormously popular 'Mr truth' to his grassroots listeners. 'It's been going on for 50 years, and why should it stop? 'They can still try to crush us; to machinegun us; to ignore, slander bully and seduce is; to deflate, empty and distort us.'
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