A conversation with Seymour Hersh: Tips from a life in journalism

  • Event: 2018 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Matt Apuzzo of The New York Times; Seymour Hersh of independent journalist
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jun. 15 at 3:45pm
  • Location: Oceans 5-7
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

**Moderated by Matt Apuzzo

Renowned investigative reporter Seymour Hersh offers practical lessons and advice from a nearly 50-year career unearthing some of the government’s biggest secrets. Learn practical tips from the master on developing sources, interviewing and dealing with government officials who are working to stop you.

Speaker Bios

  • Matt Apuzzo is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the New York Times. He is an international investigative reporter, based in Brussels. He previously spent more than a decade in Washington covering law enforcement and security matters. 

  • Seymour M. Hersh has been a staff writer for The New Yorker and The New York Times. He was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his exposé of the massacre in My Lai, Vietnam. Since then he has received the George Polk Award five times, the National Magazine Award for Public Interest twice, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the George Orwell Award, and dozens of other awards. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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