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Face Off (Journalism) #182655

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 10, 1999
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Promise from "Hustler" publisher Larry Flynt to reveal the sexual activities of a big-time Republican noted. New series in which people with two opposing views will "face off" introduced. [Project for Excellence in Journalism Tom ROSENSTIEL - says Flynt is a political pamphleteer, not a journalist; calls it a form of McCarthyism, but the public does not seem to care about the politicians' sex lives; outlines the conditions that allowed Flynt an arena.] ["National Enquirer" executive editor David PEREL - says Flynt may actually have legitimate news if the allegations are verifiable; admits it is journalism with an agenda.]

Brown, Aaron

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