Just for clarification, I did a little research on the Internet, and look what I found (I know you’re John L Smith, award-winning journalist, but what the heck!):
So John, click on that “Journalistic credibility” definition above to go to a link you should read. I am not sure these guys are up to speed on your clout, colorful background, bankruptcy and DUI status, but WOW! You should read what they say:
Society of Professional Journalists SPJ Code of Ethics (Please don’t be upset with me and write additional less-than-complete or untruthful articles just because I pointed out what this small group of professional journalists say.)
Integrity is the cornerstone of a journalist’s credibility!
Just wondering about the recent DUI and those old libel cases … do they count?