Journalists Weigh in on 'Reporting it First'

Speed kills, but it is also part of the business

The relentless news landscape of micro scoops can swallow up even the most reputable news organizations and journalists. This afternoon in the increasingly self-referential world of media reportage, The New Republic's Amy Sullivan criticized the industry's rising obsession with breaking news first in her piece, Who Reported It First? Who Cares.