In announcing the arrest of a suspect in the murder of Yale University graduate student Annie Le on the morning of Sept. 17, New Haven Police Chief James Lewis did something I’ve never seen in a high-profile arrest announcement: He told a horde of reporters caught in a week-long national news frenzy that they had been presenting the story wrong. More »
This past weekend I flew out to Indianapolis for a birthday party: the 10th anniversary of the Dart Center’s Ochberg Fellows program. The Dart Society — made up of alumni of the fellowship along with winners of the Dart Award — organized an extraordinary reunion for the occasion, alongside the annual Society for Professional Journalists conference. More »
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