'National Geographic wanted an exclusive'
Remember all the fanfare surrounding National Geographic's unveiling of a long-lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot? It turns out there were a couple mistranslations
of the text. ... The op-ed writer is absolutely right: National Geographic was out for a scoop. The PR goals trumped scholarship. The media went along with it. ... I harped on this last year here
. And I'm still pissed I actually bought 'The Lost Gospel'
at full price. It was merely part of the well-timed commercial hype. ...