Editors debate issue of confidential sources
"Is News Journalism Under Siege?" was the title of the July 17 panel discussion, sponsored by Aurora Forum and Stanford Publishing Courses, in Kresge Auditorium. A ripped-from-the-headlines debate that arose during the course of the event centered on Time magazine's decision to surrender a reporter's confidential notes and e-mail to the government. From left: Mark Whitaker, editor of Newsweek; Jim Kelly, managing editor of Time; and moderator Richard Stolley, senior editorial adviser to Time.