Two Journalists, a Spy and and an Activist Appear on a Radio Show

Actually, it was a former spy turned novelist, and they were all my guests today on the Randi Rhodes Show. Journalist Dave Weigel gave us the scoop on his ouster from the Washington Post after a slimy member of a private email list released some of his more controversial statements made in private. That led into a discussion on the thin line between objective journalism and a reporters rights to voice his or her own opinion. I was thrilled to talk with CIA agent turned novelist Barry Eisler, as I just finished reading his latest novel, Inside Out, this morning. [...]