Waas' goal is to get to the bottom of how US went to war

US News & World Report

Investigative reporter Murray Waas keeps digging while other journalists put on their TV makeup. "There are journalists who don't do journalism anymore," he tells Liz Halloran. "They go on television; they're blogging; they're giving speeches; they're going to parties. And then at the end of the week they've had four or five hours devoted to journalism. TV takes time away from actual reporting."

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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