Fun With LexisNexis

Think Plame-gate has had an effect on journalism? Consider this little LexisNexis query:

SEARCH TERM: “condition of anonymity”
NEWSPAPER: Washington Post
TIME PERIOD: The year leading up to the publication of Valerie Plame’s name in Bob Novak’s 7/13/2003 column
NUMBER OF HITS: 522

and…

SEARCH TERM: “condition of anonymity”
NEWSPAPER: Washington Post
TIME PERIOD: The year after the publication of Valerie Plame’s name in Bob Novak’s 7/13/2003 column
NUMBER OF HITS: 1,184