This Week’s “Reliable Sources”

From CNN:

    HOWARD KURTZ, HOST (voice over): Champ or chump? With Barry Bonds on the verge of breaking baseball’s all-time home run record, are journalists denigrating his achievement because he’s hostile or an accused steroid user? Is race a factor?

    And a basketball referee fired for gambling and a football star charged with dog fighting. What’s happened to the sports pages?

    Celebrity addiction. Lindsay Lohan busted again, and the media can’t get enough.


    KURTZ: Power shift. Ordinary people and some not so ordinary ask candidates the questions in the first YouTube debate. Will TV moderators soon be out of a job?

    Sam Donaldson joins our discussion.

    Plus, plunging necklines and gay sweaters. Can campaign coverage sink any lower?

Read the full transcript here.