Today’s issue of USA Today features an extensive series of articles chronicling Jack Kelley’s (their former reporter) journalistic misdeeds.
The original article has links to additional articles on the right side of the webpage.
From plagiarism, to inaccuracy, to complete deception and manipulation, what principle of journalism ethics has Kelley not violated?
What was Kelley thinking? How can he attempt to justify his actions?
Unless Kelly somehow proves that the overwhelming evidence USA Today presented is wrong, he will be forever associated with Janet Cooke, Stephen Glass, Jayson Blair, and other journalists who betrayed the public trust and grossly abused the First Amendment.