Investigative reporters are bolder than they were 30 or 40 years ago. How do you think the influence of Watergate has contributed to this boldness? Do you think investigative reporters are justified in being bold to get information for the public, or do you think they are too aggressive?
How did the Watergate scandal contribute to the growing boldness of journalists? In a sense, Watergate destroyed the public trust in government. Prior to this event great respect was shown for members of the government. Consider how reporters never talked about F.D.R's paralysis and television reports refused to show him in h