Ed Driscoll

"Reuters Reporter is Source for His Own Story"

Hey, if Reuters’ Adnan Hajj can rework the Beirut cityscape for a more dramatic photo, why can’t a Reuters reporter insert himself into his own story? Besides, didn’t Norman Mailer and Tom Wolfe do that same sort of stuff all the time in 1960s Esquire articles? Of course, they were writing features, not hard news, but, hey, why quibble when you work for the one-time “Rolls-Royce of news agencies“.