Good journalism takes time. No doubt Sexton and a couple dozen other journalists had heard little bits about this meeting and were trying to track it down. They wanted to get the information and present it as accurately as possible.
All the while, they worried about their competitors getting it first.
What none of them expected was Alexander “Fredo” Butterfield II would tell the world all the details without realizing he was likely putting the cuffs around his own wrists.