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Terri Langford

Dallas Texas
Investigative Reporter — The Dallas Morning News
Covers:  mental health, child protective services, texas courts, texas government, federal courts, medical funding, federal government, state agencies, public records, healthcare fraud, social services, healthcare systems, medicaid, medicare, legal, health and human services office of inspector general, centers for medicare and medicaid services, transportation
Doesn't Cover: new books, medical studies, policy studies

@DallasNews investigative reporter. Public records wrangler. Constantly entertained by government excuses. Email tlangford@dallasnews.com.

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Investigative report for The Dallas Morning News.

Document/data chaser. I write about everything from prisons, murder, child abuse, and transportation, to fraudulent Medicare/Medicaid schemes. Past tours of duty: The Texas Tribune, WNYC, Houston Chronicle and the Associated Press.

What was your first job as a journalist?

Valdosta, Georgia bureau chief for the Florida Times-Union, covering nine counties.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. And I collect them.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Lisbeth Salander. Yes. She really is one. She did the work.