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For some fine TV journalism, check out this Times 'Retro' video
For some fine TV journalism, check out this Times 'Retro' video

Last month, I described 2013 as the year I lost faith in one of the few bastions of TV journalism in which I still believed: "60 Minutes." I vowed to look in new places in 2014 for TV journalism I could confidently tell readers to trust. I found one today, but it's not on TV. It's online at the New York Times as a video accompanying a report by Mark Mazzetti on a break-in at an FBI office in suburban Philadelphia in 1971. Why should we care about that break-in by a group of political activists and amateur burglars hoping to expose secret and possibly illegal FBI activities -- a break-in that took place more than four decades ago? Because without knowing about...

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