The fact that Murrow's career was basically destroyed because he confronted Joe McCarthy is one of the biggest dirty little secrets of mainstream American journalism. The fact that Olberman grasps the significance of that, and articulates it so well is enough by itself to make make this "Special Comment" worthy of attention. But that's only one facet of this remarkably powerful repudiation of the most recent cheap shot taken at MSNBC, by Ted Koppel in the Washington Post (where else?)--a repudiation that goes far beyond the specifics to heart of what constitutes actual, responsible journalism. Transcript here.