The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Dale Maharidge

Dale Maharidge is the author of non-fiction Pulitzer Prize-winning And Their Children After Them, and eleven other books. Among them is Journey to Nowhere/The Saga of the New Underclass, which inspired Bruce Springsteen to write the song “Youngstown.” His most recent book is Fucked At Birth/ Recalibrating the American Dream. He has written for the Nation, Smithsonian, Harper’s, Mother Jones, Rolling Stone, and others. He was a 1988 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and is a professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

Summer Conference Event
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Reporting Poverty: Narratives Around Need

Poverty and inequality sit at the heart of a huge range of issues in both the US and UK and yet so much of journalism features at best a superficial view, at worst exploitation and condemnation of people experiencing poverty.