Stinging the operation?

An interesting article on sting operations by Barkha Dutt (of NDTV fame):

At the heart of the matter is the entrapment debate. Should journalists be laying out the honey trap? Should we be practitioners of cheque-book journalism, where we set out into the world armed with bundles of cash and know our destination before the journey has even begun; where reporting is no longer a process of discovery, but a wedge of cheese dangling in a rat-trap?

Read the full article: Sting a song of six-pence

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