A guest post by AKUS
The Guardian’s Roy Greenslade had a breaking story from Israel yesterday:
Eager readers who wanted to know more were interested to know where he found this information – does Greenslade have a source inside the Mossad, perhaps?
Well, no. Not exactly.
Of course, a journalist should never reveal his sources.
The following appeared below the report:
Unfortunately, Greenslade has never learned that when you are in a hole, you should stop digging. Commenter SheketvShalva queried him about his article – and he revealed yet another secret source – Ha’aretz!
“Faux-naivete” is practiced by some and, perhaps, ‘faux-journalism’ by others.