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Brookhiser, Richard
August 1981
National Review;8/21/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 16, p964
The article presents a commentary on the scandal involving the article "Jimmy's World," which relates a story about an eight-year old heroin addict, by Janet Cooke. It emphasizes the extent of the scandal as covered by the media. It traces the origin of yellow journalism. It discusses the impact of the scandal on "Washington Post."


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