21 March 2006

Judith Miller's New Excuse: The "slanderous" bloggers destroyed her.

Judith Miller's New Excuse - The former Times reporter tells Vanity Fair the "slanderous" bloggers destroyed her. By Jack Shafer:

HA HA!

Miller describes to Vanity Fair the process by which the Pajama People destroyed her:

The bloggers were without editing, without a way for people to understand what was good, what was well reported—to distinguish between the straight and the slanderous. Things would get instantly picked up, magnified, and volumized.

(Sounds more like what my hairdresser does with my thinning locks. But never mind.)

In Miller's mind, the bloggers not only poisoned her relationship with the Times brass but also with her colleagues, who, she says, "believed what they read on the blogs."

16 March 2006

Libby's Lawyers Serve Subpoenas on Miller, N.Y. Times

Libby's Lawyers Serve Subpoenas on Miller, N.Y. Times:

"The subpoenas, the newspaper said, seek Miller's notes and other materials, including any other documents concerning Valerie Plame 'prepared by Ms. Miller and Nicholas D. Kristof, an Op-Ed columnist for The Times; drafts of a personal account by Ms. Miller published in The Times in October concerning her grand jury testimony; documents concerning her interactions with an editor of The Times; and documents concerning a recent Vanity Fair article on the investigation."

14 March 2006

Top Iraq war correspondents discuss risking their lives to tell a truth that few believe or want to hear

Top Iraq war correspondents discuss risking their lives to tell a truth that few believe or want to hear:

"Meanwhile, two reporters who were not present cast long shadows over the journalistic exchange: the constant deadly threat faced by reporters was symbolized by Jill Carroll, the Christian Science Monitor freelancer kidnapped in Baghdad in January and still missing, while the damage to journalistic reputations and credibility was embodied by controversial former New York Times reporter Judith Miller."