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Good journalism saves lives

July 18, 2018 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: books, journalism, journalists, reporters, reporting.

Good journalism saves lives. In this Age of Hyperbole, that’s no exaggeration. A couple of weeks ago in the newsletter, I mentioned John Carreyrou, investigative reporter for the Wall Street Journal, and the book he has written title Bad Blood. The book tells the story of Elizabeth Holmes. the wunderkind of Silicon Valley, and her • Read More »

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American Fire and Bad Blood: two excellent pieces of journalism

June 27, 2018 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: books, journalism, journalists, writers, writing.

Good journalism is hard to do — I have said this many times — and when I find some, I tend to pay some attention. A couple of examples of excellent long-form journalism that I have come across lately are American Fire by Monica Hesse and Bad Blood by John Carreyrou. American Fire: Love, Arson • Read More »

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