ABC's Bob Woodruff - Conflict of Interest in Reporting on RFK Fund?

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Newsbusters reported that ABC’s Bob Woodruff has reported on issues in which he has a stake.  Woodruff has reportedly “helped raise funds for – Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Waterkeeper Alliance.” Meanwhile, Woodruff has reported on the alliance and “dubbed one of its advisory board members one of the ‘six people helping to save our planet,’ all without disclosing his financial ties to the group.”

“ABC acknowledged that Woodruff’s actions violate its ethics policies, according to the Enterprise Report, and insisted that it will take ‘appropriate disciplinary action,’ but neglected to elaborate any further.”

Woodruff’s comments were in August 2009 and April 2009.

Read more on Newsbusters’ website here.


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ABC’s Bob Woodruff – A Conflict of Interest in reporting on RFK Fund?

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