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View Diary: Shirley Sherrod Sues Andrew Breitbart! (259 comments)

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  •  Even if Breirbart can (1+ / 0-)
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    G2geek

    defend himself on the third element, doesn't that mean he'll have to throw the source under the bus to do it?

    Everyone knows that only witches stand up for accused witches!!

    by JesseCW on Mon Feb 14, 2011 at 01:13:11 AM PST

    •  one of two things: (1+ / 0-)
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      Either

      a) He identifies his source and thereby places responsibility on the source,

      or

      b)  he cites journalistic privilege to refuse to identify the source, but then becomes personally responsible for the material, in which case responsible for due diligence to determine its truthfulness.  

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