Gullible Journalists

Kevin S. Van Horn kvanhorn at
Mon Feb 3 15:30:45 PST 2003

Tyler Durden wrote:

> "For some reason I've never been able to fathom, many journalists seem 
> to be remarkably gullable, when they're told something from the right 
> kind of source, especially a government agency or other official source."
> Chomsky (dig around on and others 
> have commented on this quite a bit.

If you want to hear it from the horse's mouth, I suggest you read some 
of Vin Suprynowicz's columns, or his book, _Send In The Waco Killers_. 
He's been a working journalist for decades, and so can describe 
first-hand how this process of co-opting journalists works.

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