From the Desk of Dr. Buckman: Huge libel awards will chill investigative journalism

Even if the news medium gets it right in a he said-she said story, a sympathetic jury may choose to believe the plaintiff and exact more than a pound of flesh. Continue reading From the Desk of Dr. Buckman: Huge libel awards will chill investigative journalism

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Panel discussion at ‘Spotlight’ screening to include SNAP representative, award-winning investigative reporter Jason Berry

The film focuses on the The Boston Globe’s “Spotlight” team and its investigation into systemic child sex abuse cases in the Boston area by Roman Catholic priests. Continue reading Panel discussion at ‘Spotlight’ screening to include SNAP representative, award-winning investigative reporter Jason Berry