From the time Michelle Rhee started her run in DC, John Merrow was there to chronicle her progress on PBS. He posted a dozen episodes of her trials and triumphs. But last year, he began to have doubts. He began to wonder how widespread the cheating was and how much she knew. He hit a stonewall.

An experienced journalist, he wrote an opinion piece reviewing his findings. But suddenly, no one cared. Despite the fact that she had appeared on the covers of Time and Newsweek, the editors said she was not a big story.

Read John Merrow and see if you agree.