American Journalism Review

Sometimes the Good Guys Do Win
September 22, 2009

Jerry Mitchell, an investigative reporter for Mississippi's Clarion-Ledger newsppaper, is the recipient of one of the MacArthur Foundation's "genius grants." If you're not familiar with Mitchell or his work, this 2005 American Journalism Review article about him is a good place to start. Long story short, if it weren't for Mithcell--and his articles that eventually led to the trials and convictions of four Klansmen for their crimes against civil rights workers back in the 1960s--the world would be a less just place.

Goodbye to the Age of Newspapers (Hello to a New Era of Corruption)
March 04, 2009

Why American politics and society are about to be changed for the worse.