Dallas Morning News Watchdog Columnist dallasnews.com/watchdog Funny public speaker. Storytelling expert. Will Rogers Humanitarian Award winner.

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Biography

Dave Lieber is a columnist that helps people. His investigative column, The Watchdog, appears Fridays and Sundays in Texas' best newspaper, The Dallas Morning News.

Before that, he wrote a Fort Worth Star-Telegram metro column for 20 years. He trained at The Philadelphia Inquirer, where he was a ...

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Nov 17, 2017

In school districts across Texas, a thousand or more, they are holding meetings like this to discuss voting. This is in Grapevine-Colleyville ISD. Slide says: 'Be informed. Be active. Be a voter.' My story... https://t.co/RxducyIU2R https://t.co/oM2MkZrjIw

Nov 16, 2017

SNEAK PREVIEW of my Sunday Watchdog column. Pastor reveals ‘dirty little secret’ to Texas educators, teaches them how to vote out ‘stupid’ https://t.co/RxducyIU2R https://t.co/u0nxwxdIQs

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Sportswriter, then columnist and editor on high school paper in Manhattan. Hey, don't laugh. We broke some big stories.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Absolutely positively

How is social media changing news?

Everything is quicker. Duh.

Will Rogers Humanitarian Award

2003 - Community leadership
This honor goes to the U.S. newspaper columnist whose work produced positive effects on the lives of readers. Dave won for his co-founding of one of North Texas' largest children's charities, Summer Santa. Learn more about what Dave and other volunteers who created at http://www.summersanta.org

Fort Worth Society of Professional Journalists, First Amendment Award

2012 - Investigative column writing
The Fort Worth Society of Professional Journalists, 1st place for First Amendment Awards for reporting on open government.