Posts Tagged ‘Journalism’
Investigative Reporting Goes To The Movies
This afternoon, I went to a screening of Spotlight, the new Thomas McCarthy movie about the investigative team at the Boston Globe which broke the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal in 2002, reporting for which the paper ultimately won the Pulitzer Prize. The subject matter is difficult to hear, but the cast and production team …Read More
Does My Book Focus On Layne Staley Too Much?
Two weeks since its release, a recurring critique I’ve read online about my book is that it is too Layne-centric. I think it’s a valid point, and thought it would be worth explaining my creative/editorial process for why I wrote it the way that I did. By the time I started working on the book…Read More
Journalism, Sources and Access
A frequent critique of myself or the book I’ve read online in recent days – usually by people who haven’t read it – is that the book wasn’t authorized by the band, or that I didn’t interview the band members. My lack of access wasn’t for my lack of trying over the course of three…Read More