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Inter Press Service reporter and Truthout contributor Gareth Porter has been awarded the 2012 Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism, a top UK award for reporting that tells “an unpalatable truth, validated by powerful facts.” In a series of extraordinary articles, Gareth Porter has torn away the facades of the Obama administration and disclosed a military […]

This past week the writing of David Sanger of the New York Times offered additional documentation of what was already clear: The United States is at war with Iran. Sanger’s stories — “Obama Order Sped Up Wave of Cyberattacks Against Iran” and “Mutually Assured Cyberdestruction?” — draw on his new book, Confront and Conceal: Obama’s […]

NYT Magazine Profiles Robert Caro

I had a chance to meet journalist/author Robert Caro in 1984, and that day still ranks high on my list of most exciting brushes with great writers. His book on Robert Moses remains one of the classic modern political biographies. The NYT Magazine profile‘s description of him describes the guy I remember meeting nearly 30 […]