National Press Club

Podcast interview discusses investigative journalism, then and now

June 19, 2018 | By Adam Konow | adam.konowe@tmp.com

Award-winning investigative reporter Mark Feldstein discusses the high cost of good journalism on the latest edition of the National Press Club podcast Update-1.

Award-winning investigative reporter Mark Feldstein discusses the high cost of good journalism on the latest edition of the National Press Club podcast Update-1.

Investigative journalism has a long history in the United States, from scandal to significant public service.

On the latest edition of Update-1, National Press Club Broadcast/Podcast Committee member Irv Chapman talks with Mark Feldstein, who for 20 years was an award-winning investigative reporter for CNN, ABC News and local stations. He's now the chair of broadcast journalism at the University of Maryland.

Feldstein discusses the high cost of good journalism, the motivation of those who leak information to reporters and the government officials who seek to prosecute the leakers.

Update-1 is produced by Mike Hempen. The podcast can be heard on the Club website or on iTunes, Stitcher and TuneIn.