Basking the glow of Watergate, the Pentagon Papers and other coups, the press corps was riding hide.
Then the perfect storm hit New York City in 1977. Rupert Murdoch bought the venerable NY Post, originally founded by Alexander Hamilton. Son of Sam was in the midst of his spree.
The rest changed journalism forever.
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Originally published at bobmayer.com on April 2, 2019.