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Leslie Carde

New Orleans, LA
Freelance Journalist and Reporter — Freelance
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Biography

Leslie Cardé is a veteran journalist who began her career in radio, working for NPR, where her award-winning investigative reporting garnered her a Golden Mike Award for coverage of Synanon, a rehab facility, turned dangerous cult. Subsequently, stints as an investigative reporter for CBS in Los ...

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I learned to type in school on a typewriter, and early newsrooms still used electric typewriters, but quickly converted to computers.

How is social media changing news?

Plusses and minuses here. People's viewpoints are everywhere, but news is often confused with the passing along of false information.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

True journalists do their own research, their own interviews, and enterprise their own stories. They get to the facts any way possible.