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Stephanopoulos gets an F in Journalism 101 - high school reporters really do know better




When you have had the ear of the President ... US President Bill Clinton receives a last-minute briefing from aide George Stephanopoulos during a meeting at the White House. US Secretary of State Warren Christopher is at the eft.
When you have had the ear of the President ... US President Bill Clinton receives a last-minute briefing from aide George Stephanopoulos during a meeting at the White House. US Secretary of State Warren Christopher is at the eft.
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The fact that ABC News' George Stephanopoulos gave $75,000 to the Clinton Foundation would not be an ethical problem if he were a commentator like Bill O'Reilly.

But for someone who claims to be an unbiased journalist, it's a problem on many levels, and a clear violation of Journalism 101 ... which is why I called an expert in Journalism 101.

Donn Cottom is the journalism advisor for the Jaguar Times, the school paper at the Tech & Media Magnet at South East High School in South Gate. 

Yes, he says, they cover this stuff in depth, and yes, this is a teachable moment.