Former NPR Correspondent Charged for Child Porn

It was bad enough when a Fox News producer was fired for possessing child pornography. But now a former NPR correspondent has been charged in a child porn case. The problem is media-wide!

The Department of Justice says that David Malakoff, who resigned last June as a science editor and correspondent for NPR (he's also written for Science magazine), possessed child porn last year, right around the time he left his job:

Former NPR Correspondent Charged for Child Porn

There aren't many more details than that at this point, but we don't look forward to this becoming a hot media trend in 2009. [The Smoking Gun; pic via]