Blogwatch: Feb. 28, 2005

The blogs and the tale of Jim Guckert

The mysterious tale of JIM GUCKERT continues to unfold on the Web two weeks after the White House reporter (using the nom de laptop Jeff Gannon) resigned. THE DAILY KOS and other blogs forced the issue--prompted by two years of Guckert's asking outrageously slanted questions--by drawing attention to his dubious credentials as an employee of the G.O.P.-aligned Talon News site. Blogs like AMERICABLOG last week gleefully dug up gay-escort sites that feature Guckert, and former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer admitted off-line that he looked into Guckert's partisanship as far back as two years ago.

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