The Ethics of the Modern Jounalist

Or lack thereof. NY Times Reporter and Senate Staffer Caught in Sex-for-Leaks Scandal : The Other McCain

The former security director for the Senate Intelligence Committee has been arrested after lying to the FBI about illegally leaking classified information to a young reporter he dated for three years. The arrest exposed James A. Wolfe as the source of multiple leaks of sensitive national security information — including details of the investigation of former Trump campaign aide Carter Page — to New York Times reporter Ali Watkins. Wolfe, 57, had been in a sexual relationship with Watkins, a 2014 Temple University graduate who previously worked for BuzzFeed and Politico before joining the Times late last year.

Go read the whole thing. It is worth your time.

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