Media reaction to Seymour Hersh's bin Laden scoop has been disgraceful


"Seymour Hersh has done a great service by breathing life into questions surrounding the official narrative of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden," writes Freedom of the Press Foundation director Trevor Timm at Columbia Journalism Review. "Yet instead of trying to build off the details of his story, or to disprove his assertions with additional reporting, journalists have largely attempted to tear down the messenger."

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