Though the Chicago Tribune was thoughtful enough to post a half-assed semi-apology, semi-retraction about their Farm Aid expose (Watching how money flows), the damage had already been done to the reputation of the organization (by which I mean both Farm Aid AND the Tribune). While the Trib admits that the original story was lacking in some exact semantics about whether Farm Aid was dispensing money properly or not, the article (Farm Aid expenses eat away donations) implied that FA was a corrupt org that fed itself money at the expense of farmers.
Latest Blog Posts
"PopMatters is on a short summer publishing break. We resume Monday, July 6th.READ the article