| Credibility demands that journalists strive to get both correct
by Joel Belz
Posted 8/03/96, 12:00 am
When Janet Cooke was caught in 1986 fabricating details of a story about drug users she wrote for The Washington Post, she fell into a trap that has tempted every journalist since Moses wrote the book of Genesis. The temptation is to focus more on the truth of the big story than on the accuracy of the details.