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Posted inNational Security

Editor’s note: Why the Shooter’s story needs to be told

“The Shooter,” today’s story about the Navy SEAL who says he killed Osama bin Laden, was published in cooperation with Esquire. It is part of the Center for Investigative Reporting’s ongoing coverage of the challenges veterans face after leaving military service. Phil Bronstein, CIR’s executive chairman and a longtime journalist, met the Shooter more than […]

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Posted inInside the Newsroom

Merger offers chance to weave journalism, entrepreneurial spirit

The opportunities that lie ahead for everyone at the Center for Investigative Reporting are energizing and exciting. And the challenges are daunting. Our merger with The Bay Citizen announced today puts us in a unique position as journalists, innovators, technologists and, yes, entrepreneurs. I worked in newspapers for decades, starting as a copy boy and […]