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Unformatted text preview: Evan Brown Journalism 101 12 October 2011 Jack Greiner Leads 1) Thought an original Beetles record was hard to come by? State legislation records even harder. Behind closed doors and through loopholes, information is hard to retrieve even if public. 2) Journalism acts as Sunshine Law promoting transparency. Just keep your facts straight. Jack Greiner, elite Cincinnati media attorney emphasized the point that a lot of important information is under wraps from politicians or interest groups. When one gets that information, it must be known that making assumptions can land journalists in court. “You can get in trouble even when you’re not doing anything [wrong]” said Greiner in front of a journalism 101 class on Tuesday. Journalists must not distort facts through inference. Assumptions lead to trouble and Greiner has witnessed that first hand. Greiner says some will contest the truth to save their reputation....
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