Pulliam Visiting Professor DePauw; Former WaPo editor/reporter. Investigating state/local secrecy: bit.ly/2gJyRh1 @Reveal mirandaspivack@yahoo.com

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Avid reader and writer of local news; grew up in the Washington suburbs and knows every Beltway exit. Believes, as Tip O'Neill said, all politics are local. So are most news stories

What was your first job as a journalist?

Covering night cops

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Afflict the comfortable; comfort the afflicted; speak truth to power

Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

Staff writer