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The Story of a Story That Didn’t Get Told

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With all the political rhetoric lately about journalists publishing leaked security information, Michael J. Berlin offers a compelling counterpoint with his tale of a time when dozens of reporters withheld a breaking news story of high interest in the name of security and the personal safety of those involved. U.S. and Canadian reporters wrote nothing about what they knew until their governments gave the go-ahead – and lost their scoop in the process. (7/21/06)