There has ben a great deal of discussion here, concerning how the corporate medial outlets caved into pressure from the autocratic right-wing. The following is a link to an article by Leslie Griffith. It deals with Dan Rather's decision to regain his self-respect and come clean to the American people. Finally, the truth is coming forth from those 'in the know'. Would we have been better served by this kind of reporting before invading Iraq? Sure. But, we can use it to keep from repeating the same mistake in Iran. I remember the pain in Rather's face as he was faced to acknowledge the complete failure of the fourth estate to uphold the principals of professional journalism. It was during an interview for Bill Moyers Journal, Buying The War. I am glad to see him take advantage of a second chance. Many others continue to sell themselves and their reputations. .