"Spiked"...means...


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Posted by PK on 03/02/02 - 11:52:28
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"Spiked" is an old news term for editors, publishers et al deliberately killing or editing a story that they feel to be not in the best interests of 'the readership', or for other sundry reasons

Now that most newspapers, TV and radio newsrooms etc are largely owned by 'corporate' interest we have much less investigative journalism, on the ground reporting, etc etc etc

'rrrrrrrRRRRRRRollerball

Does only Christiane remain?...

Walter Cronkite was just the other day on Larry King bemoaning the press restrictions on the press in Afghanistan and other 'war zones'?

"When will they ever learn?..."

Paul
San Francisco


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