Season 25, Episode 7 News War: Secrets, Sources & Spin

First Aired: February 13, 2007

Part 1 of 3. Lowell Bergman examines challenges facing the news media, including its relationship with the Bush administration; the use of anonymous sources; and the CIA leak case and its consequences. Included: comments from Patrick Buchanan; Mark McKinnon, a former media adviser to President George W. Bush; William Safire; and New York Times reporter James Risen, who helped break the NSA wiretapping story.