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The Art of Investigative Journalism: Iran/Contra, October Surprise, etc.

Program #PARR002. Recorded in San Francisco, CA on March 02, 1996.

As newsrooms shrink and budgets are slashed fewer and fewer reporters do serious investigative journalism. Award-winning reporter Robert Parry is part of a vanishing breed. He broke the Iran/Contra scandal, the October Surprise and other major stories while at AP and Newsweek. Today. Parry works as an independent and publishes The Consortium, a new investigative newsletter.

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Robert Parry

Robert Parry broke the Iran/Contra scandal, the October Surprise and other major stories while at AP and Newsweek. Today he publishes The Consortium, an investigative newsletter for which he received the 2017 Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism.

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