Tag Archives: investigation

How I became a journalist

I have never taken a course in journalism. Some would characterize my development as a news person as having been “organic.”

What does that even mean? Well, I’ll just tell you my story and you can decide if it makes sense.

Let me go way back to the beginning of my budding career:

As a child of the 60’s, the first big issue when I graduated from high school was … Read the rest

You Want More In-depth Reporting? Add These Investigative Sources for Your News

In addition to the big newspapers, there are many other sources to find excellent, well-researched stories.

Bias alert here: While I was actively working at news agencies, I did not observe my colleagues slanting a story to suit their bias. In fact, more than once, during an investigation, there were surprises we did not expect while in working a story. Our pride was in doing the required amount of research, … Read the rest