Most journalists work behind the scenes and want to keep it that way. They don't ever want to be the story; they only want to tell it. More important, there are plenty of big and little dirty secrets journalism's "powers-that-be" don't want ...
publicized, particularly by those who work for them and know those secrets. Reporters who tattle risk losing their jobs and being blacklisted in the business.
That should tell you something about the news you're getting. It's been written countless times that the press is our nation's last line of defense for keeping our leaders honest and our government democratic. If you believe this to be true and are concerned, you should read this book very, very carefully.