State of Media

5:03pm

Thu December 19, 2013
Arts & Culture

The State of Media: Interview with Joaquin Alvarado from The Center for Investigative Reporting

Reporting difficult stories requires journalists to go beyond headlines and sound bites. Unraveling complex issues means taking the time to dig deep--to go beyond the obvious and try to piece together sometimes hidden and conflicting facts to tell as complete a story as possible.

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5:30pm

Tue October 29, 2013
Politics

The State of Media: Interview with Al Jazeera America international correspondent Sebastian Walker

Sebastian Walker cut his teeth as a reporter covering the war in Iraq. He worked as a stringer for Reuters and operated an English language newspaper with fellow young journalists. 

"It was something that was criticized by a lot of more established journalists saying that without the relative experience reporting from that kind of a situation you really shouldn't be there, that's not the kind of risk worth taking," he tells KALW's Ben Trefny.

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