Saturday, May 5, 2007

Newspaper Stays Silent to Assist Federal Probe

The Chicago Tribune reports on an undercover probe into what appears to be the Chicago real estate development world.  But there is one fascinating aspect to the story.  It seems the Tribune knew about this undercover operation, but decided to hold publication of the story at the request of the prosecutor, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald.  The story discusses the considerations in making the decision to hold the story.

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