by Julie A. Seymour
It’s the job of a reporter to answer all the basic questions in a news story. Telling the who, what, when, where, why is foundational.
Yet, the broadcast network news media omitted key details from reports on the ethics scandal that led to Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber’s resignation. ABC, NBC and CBS admitted Kitzhaber and his live-in fiancée, Cylvia Hayes, are both under federal investigation because of “allegations” she “used their relationship to benefit her energy consulting business.”…
According to attorney Chris Horner’s February 17 article in The Washington Times, “Ms. Hayes, served a curious triple role of ‘first lady,’ adviser to the governor on energy policy and well-compensated consultant for the ‘clean energy’ industry.”