A conversation with David Barstow

  • Event: 2017 New York Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: David Barstow of The New York Times; Reg Chua of Reuters
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jan. 27 at 2:55pm
  • Location: Newsroom
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

**Moderated by Reg Chua, Reuters

Speaker Bios

  • David Barstow, a senior writer for The New York Times, is the winner of three Pulitzer Prizes. This year, he and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab were awarded the Pulitzer for Investigative Reporting for "Walmart Abroad," a series that exposed Walmart's aggressive use of bribery to fuel its rapid expansion in Mexico. In 2009 he was awarded the Pulitzer for "Message Machine," his series about the Pentagon's hidden campaign to influence news coverage of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2004 he and Lowell Bergman were awarded the Pulitzer for Public Service for articles about employers who committed egregious work place safety violations.

  • Reg Chua is Executive Editor, Editorial Operations, Data & Innovation at Reuters, where he oversees newsroom operations, safety and security, technology development and graphics, and helped bring data journalism to the newsroom. Previously he was Editor-in-Chief of the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post, a Deputy Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal and Editor of the Journal's Asia edition.

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