Robert Walz

Robert Walz

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 487 , Segment 2

Episode: Journalistic Credibility, Parental Depression, Harper Lee

  • Feb 9, 2015 2:00 pm
  • 33:15 mins

, a professor of journalism at BYU, who compared it to a doctor losing his professional respect for "killing the patient." He said there's a zero-tolerance policy among journalists for false facts. If the allegations turn out to be true, NBC would have to fire Williams, though Walz believes they won't because Williams is more of an entertainer than a real journalist. He describes Williams as a commoddity NBC uses to sell credibility to its audience.

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