I. F. Stone

(FTB) – Mano Singham:

When I think of great American journalists, I do not think of people like Edward R. Murrow that the media establishment reveres. I think of I. F. Stone. His basic working principle was that you had to assume that governments lie and work from there. He later extended that principle to corporations too.

Victor Navasky described how Stone got scoop after scoop while working pretty much alone with no big institution backing him. …

singham/2015/05/07/the-late-great

I.F. Stone

I.F. Stone’s One Weird Trick

(The Intercept) – Jon Schwarz:

I.F. Stone was arguably the greatest investigative journalist of the last 100 years, the “Patron Saint of Bloggers” and one of the main inspirations of “Unofficial Sources.” If you already know and love Stone, check out parts one and two of a new video, “The Legacy of I.F. Stone.” …

theintercept/2015/05/07/new-documentary

I.F. Stone Weekly

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