Salmon: Journalists shouldn't be blamed for failing to expose banks before financial crisis

Salmon: Journalists shouldn't be blamed for failing to expose banks before financial crisis

"There's a reason why the journalism comes out after, you know, the 2000 stock market crash, after the 2008 financial crisis -- because at that point we want someone to blame. If you do the journalism beforehand, nobody cares. ... It's only when you've got something meaty, and you have a narrative with the rise and fall of this thing that it suddenly becomes a story."

  • Mallary Jean Tenore

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