The Slow Death Of “Off The Record”

Whether it's good or bad, it looks like "off the record" is dying a slow death, the latest victim of ubiquitous recording technology. In case you missed it, ABC's Terry Moran hijacked a juicy tidbit from a CNBC interview with President Obama. There are a serious ethical issues associated with ABC employees listening in on a competitor interview (they "share a fiber optic line" according to AP). There are additional ethical issues associated with leaking a quote out of context. …continue reading →