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A real journalist is one who understands, at a cellular level, and doesn't shy away from, the adversarial relationship between government and press - the very tension that America's founders had in mind with the First Amendment. Those who fully meet that description deserve to be respected and protected - not marginalized. - M Sullivan NYT 6/29/13