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A deeper look at the ethics of reporting sensitive government intelligence




The New York Times logo is seen on the headquarters building on April 21, 2011 in New York City. The New York Times profits fell 58 percent in the first quarter of 2011.
The New York Times logo is seen on the headquarters building on April 21, 2011 in New York City. The New York Times profits fell 58 percent in the first quarter of 2011.
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The New York Times reported Tuesday that Israel was the source of secret intelligence that President Trump disclosed to Russian officials.

In light of a turbulent news week for the White House, with many unnamed sources, and national security concerns surrounding the story, what rises to the occasion of reporting sensitive government information? Host Larry Mantle asks two media experts today.

Guest:

Judy Muller, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning television correspondent and professor emeritus of journalism at USC; she tweets @judusc

Joe Concha, media reporter and columnist for The Hill; he tweets @JoeConchaTV