In February and March I came upon what I consider an ideal illustration of current journalism that might answer some of these questions: The I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby trial. Day by day, I watched Washington Post reporter Carol D. Leonnig cover the story. She seemed omnipresent.
During the day she contributed to a running series of online updates on washingtonppost.com. In the evening, I saw her again on “The News Hour with Jim Lehrer,” fielding questions with savvy and grace. And then in the morning, there she was in print — on the paper’s front page.
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