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Friday, September 27 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Four of the nation’s top investigative journalists on how they search for the truth

Supported by the LBJ School of Public Affairs

Moderator
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Christa Scharfenberg

CEO of The Center for Investigative Reporting
Scharfenberg joined The Center for Investigative Reporting in 2003 and has led its growth from a small nonprofit newsroom to a multiplatform news outlet. She also led the launch of the national public radio show and podcast “Reveal” and has been an executive director or senior... Read More →

Speakers
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Bryan Burrough

Special Correspondent at Vanity Fair and Writer at Audible
Burrough joined Vanity Fair in 1992 and has been a special correspondent for the publication since 1995. He has covered topics including the events that led to the war in Iraq, the disappearance of Natalee Holloway and the Anthony Pellicano case. Previously, he worked as an investigative... Read More →
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David Fahrenthold

Reporter for The Washington Post
Fahrenthold has been with the Post since 2000. He was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in National Reporting in 2017 for his coverage of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. Previously, Fahrenthold served as the Post’s New England correspondent and covered environmental issues... Read More →
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Walter V. Robinson

Editor-at-Large at The Boston Globe
Robinson is editor-at-large at The Boston Globe, a publication for which he has served in various roles since 1972, including as a foreign and national correspondent and as Middle East bureau chief. He also led the Boston Globe Spotlight Team that won a Pulitzer
 for its investigation... Read More →
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Harriet Ryan

Investigative Reporter for the Los Angeles Times
Ryan joined the Los Angeles Times in 2008 and has covered high-profile people and institutions, including the Catholic Church and Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin, for the publication. She was part of the team that won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting... Read More →


Friday September 27, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Driskill Hotel, Ballroom 604 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701

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