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“Georgetown University Law Professor”

In a follow-up on the NSA database story, USA Today goes for legal analysis to David Cole, identified only as a “Georgetown University law professor.” Cole tells USA Today that “This may well be another example where the Bush administration, in secret, decided to bypass the courts and contravene federal law.”
USA Today led its readers to believe this analysis came from an impartial academic, without informing them that David Cole is also legal affairs correspondent for the left-wing magazine The Nation.


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