Heroin in Ohio, plagiarism in 60 Minutes

angryWhen I was a youngish adult, I looked forward to watching 60 Minutes every week, but over time the reporting became more and more shallow, and in a couple of instances, quite biased. That’s when I stopped watching it. Nevertheless, it saddens me to see how far this once favourite show has sunk.

The link below leads to a blog post by Sam Quinones, an old-school investigative journalist whose work on the epidemic of heroin in Ohio formed the unacknowledged basis for the 60 Minutes show on the same issue.

http://samquinones.com/reporters-blog/2015/11/02/sad-for-60-minutes/

My thanks to DV Berkom for posting about this. If you’re as shocked angry disappointed as I was, please share the link with your followers.

cheers

Meeks

Advertisements

About acflory

I am the kind of person who always has to know why things are the way they are so my interests range from genetics and biology to politics and what makes people tick. For fun I play online mmorpgs, read, listen to a music, dance when I get the chance and landscape my rather large block. Work is writing. When a story I am working on is going well I'm on cloud nine. On bad days I go out and dig big holes... View all posts by acflory

8 responses to “Heroin in Ohio, plagiarism in 60 Minutes

Don't be shy!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: