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Escala e innovación en los medios POR RICARDO KIRSCHBAUM

August 7, 2013

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07/08/13 Del terremoto de palabras e interpretaciones que provocó la compra del mítico “TheWashington Post” por un multimillonario de Internet, corresponde rescatar un título elocuente que resume la situación: “El iceberg rescata al Titanic”. Es decir, Internet, que está provocando el naufragio de la prensa tradicional, invierte para mantener a flote una de las naves insignias […]

THE WATERGATE STORY: Part 4 OF 4 – Deep Throat revealed

June 22, 2012

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On May 31, 2005 one of Washington’s best-kept secrets was revealed. Vanity Fair magazine identified a former top FBI official named Mark Felt as Deep Throat, the secret source high in the U.S. government who helped Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein unravel the Watergate conspiracy. Woodward, Bernstein and the paper’s editors confirmed the […]

THE WATERGATE STORY: Part 3 OF 4 – NIXON RESIGN

June 21, 2012

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“One year of Watergate is enough,” President Nixon declared in his State of the Union address in January 1974. But the embattled president could not put the issue behind him. Special prosecutor Jaworski and the Senate Watergate Committee continued to demand that the White House turn over tapes and transcripts. As public support for Nixon […]

THE WATERGATE STORY: Part 2 OF 4 – The government acts

June 20, 2012

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By the summer of 1973, the Watergate affair was a full-blown national scandal and the subject of two official investigations, one led by Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox, the other by North Carolina Senator Sam Ervin, chairman of the Senate Watergate Committee. Archibald Cox is sworn in as special Watergate prosecutor by Judge Charles Fahy, left, […]

THE WATERGATE STORY: Part 1 OF 4 – The Post investigates

June 19, 2012

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“Five Held in Plot to Bug Democratic Offices Here,” said the headline at the bottom of page one in the Washington Post on Sunday, June 18, 1972. The story reported that a team of burglars had been arrested inside the offices of the Democratic National Committee in the Watergate office complex in Washington. So began […]

A cuarenta años del Watergate, x Jim Rowe, compañero de Woodward y Bernstein en el Washington Post

June 18, 2012

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Fue la investigación periodística que mayor impacto tuvo en la historia del periodismo estadounidense. Culminó con la renuncia del presidente de ese país. Qué consecuencias positivas tuvo para la profesión y cuál fue el saldo negativo. Cómo se comportaron los diarios competidores a medida que el Post publicaba sus revelaciones. La misteriosa saga de “Garganta […]

A cuarenta años, los 5 mitos sobre el caso Watergate

June 18, 2012

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El escándalo de Watergate, un robo contra la sede del partido demócrata en el hotel que le dio el nombre y desató la caída del gobierno del presidente Richard Nixon, es sin duda la más grave crisis política de Estados Unidos, pero cuando se cumple el 40 aniversario del evento lo que hoy se entiende […]