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Simultaneously fascinating and horrifying, Kurt Eichenwald’s page one New York Times investigative report on teen webcam pornography, offers good old-fashioned, undercover, investigative reporting that may save young lives and jail some of the most vile predators on earth.
That the mother of the main subject, Justin, was so totally clueless about her son’s covert behavior is perhaps, the scariest part of the story.
This kind of complex, heavily researched reporting is what mainstream media should be concentrating on in the age of real-time online coverage.