Jeffrey Robinson on Muck Rack

Jeffrey Robinson

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US, UK
Freelance Financial Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  fraud, Panama Papers, money laundering, bitcoin, organized crime, economic crime, financial crime

Storyteller & curmudgeon on fraud, dirty money, his books & speaking gigs. Former co-host SkyNews Debate.

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Biography

Jeffrey Robinson (1945) is the international bestselling author of 30 books, a journalist, screenwriter and television commentator. Born in Long Beach, NY, and a graduate of Temple University, after serving four years in the US Air Force, he moved to a small village in the south of France (St. L...

What was your first job as a journalist?

At 15, I was hired by the hometown weekly to cover highschool sports. Pay was 20-cents a column inch. A terrible way to learn reporting.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I spent 15 years on a 1944 Royal that weighed 10lbs. Some people have pets.

How is social media changing news?

Citizen reporters are a double-edged sword. Immediacy is great. Disregard for the truth is extremely dangerous.

Awards

Overseas Press Club Award for Reporting

1982 - Investigative Journalism

Benedictine After-Dinner Speaker of the Year

1992