July 30, 2011

PROF. JOSEPH CAMPBELL: A media myth eruption: WaPo, Watergate, and Nixon’s fall. “The past couple of days have brought an eruption of media myth — notably, the rich and appealing tale that Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein’s reporting for the Washington Post brought down Richard Nixon’s corrupt presidency in the Watergate scandal. Not even the Post buys into that simplistic and media-centric interpretation.”