New York Times public editor Arthur Brisbane asks for reader input on when news reporters should challenge or question in their articles quotes they know to be false.
“When should you challenge it? How about every freaking time! What do you think your job is? Do you think you’re a stenographer? Oh, Politician X said this, and Politician Y said that. Let’s all go have cocktails together!” Cenk begs the newspaper’s editors and reporters, “Please have the courage to do actual journalism!”