Lawrence Wright Exposes the Church of Scientology
Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism - Berdahl Auditorium
Panel Topic: True Grit: When the Story Bites Back
"Tainted Justice" is a Pulitzer Prize-winning series by Barbara Laker and Wendy Ruderman of the Philadelphia Daily News on alleged corruption among members of a narcotics squad.
"Grading the Teachers" by Jason Felch investigates how effective Los Angeles Unified School District teachers have been at improving their students' performance on standardized tests.
"The Apostate" by Lawrence Wright is a profile on Paul Haggis versus the Church of Scientology.
CBS News/Sports Illustrated Piece on "College Football and Crime."
The 3-day Logan Symposium now in its 5th year, serves a number of key constituencies. Culling together a group of dedicated investigative reporters, academics, philanthropists, media experts and graduate students, the invite only event is an industry must. Once a humble commitment to host an annual lecture in the name of its benefactors, the Logan Symposium quickly rose in popularity as "one of the most influential events of its kind," according to the Seattle Times. Covered and attended by a veritable ‘who’s who' in investigative reporting, the conference dissects controversial topics in the field, hosts internationally renowned panelists, and examines key factors of change in investigative reporting.