TITLE

Why Surreptitiousness Works

AUTHOR(S)
Kroeger, Brooke
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Journal of Magazine & New Media Research;Spring2012, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the benefits of undercover reporting in journalism. It relates the achievement of reporters Anne Hull and Dana Priest in 2007, revealing the worst conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C, by their surreptitious works. It says that getting undercovered is an essential tool in journalism to create awareness, to correct thoughts, and provoke indignations. However, improper use of the method may cause embarrassment and destruction.
ACCESSION #
87590151

 

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