Marquee Journalists Star in Ethics Debate
Skip Thurman, writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
The Lincoln Memorial isn't the only attraction drawing big crowds in Washington this week. Film crews working on "Deep Impact," a movie about a comet on a collision course with Earth, have halted traffic and packed sidewalks with gawkers eager for a glimpse of Hollywood glamour.
And if they look closely, those with front-row seats may see more than a camera. "Deep Impact" features a news van adorned with the real-life logo of cable news channel MSNBC - per approval of parent firm NBC.
Has journalism become too star-struck? Recently the appearance of more than a dozen Cable News Network journalists in the movie "Contact" launched a debate about the line between …
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