Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward celebrate the White House Press Corp

❝ Before comedian Hasan Minhaj got up to poke fun at the assembled White House press corps…Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein got up to celebrate it.

The legendary Watergate duo gave a speech evoking their investigative reporting of the Nixon administration and calling on the current generation of journalists to practice careful, thorough and relentless reporting on the current White House.

RTFA – the complete text – if you missed some point or want to copy it down. Worth listening to, remembering.

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2 thoughts on “Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward celebrate the White House Press Corp

  1. Enemies of the people says:

    “How We’re Learning To Do Journalism Differently in the Age of Trump” (ProPublica) https://www.propublica.org/article/how-were-learning-to-do-journalism-differently-in-the-age-of-trump See also “Award-Winning Journalist Killed in Mexico” https://www.theatlantic.com/news/archive/2017/05/mexican-journalist-javier-valdez-killed/526842/ Javier Valdez is the sixth journalist to be killed in Mexico this year, and one of more than 100 journalists who have been murdered in the country since 2000.

  2. Muckraker says:

    ‘This is the great newspaper war of my career’ (Kyle Pope, editor in chief and publisher of the Columbia Journalism Review) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2017/05/17/this-is-the-great-newspaper-war-of-my-career/ ..and in the midst of it, the risk of intentional misdirection, fabricated leaks and false information being used to set up a news outlet to get caught in a mistake and discredited.
    “Dan Rather still defends his report on George W. Bush” https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/she-the-people/post/dan-rather-still-defends-his-report-on-george-w-bush/2012/04/17/gIQAYNLoNT_blog.html

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