Catching Osama: What Should US Do If Bin Laden Is Caught?
Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism - Berdahl Auditorium
Panel Topic: Terrorism: A Decade After
Interview: Dale Watson
As the first assistant director of the FBI's counterterrorism division, Dale Watson headed the investigation into the Sept. 11 attacks.
Top Secret America
A Washington Post investigation by Dana Priest and William M. Arkin describes the huge national security buildup in the United States after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
Mumbai Terrorist Attacks
ProPublica reporter Sebastian Rotella's investigation of the 2008 Mumbai attacks revealed that officers in Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate collaborated with the Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist group in the plot that killed 166 people, six of them Americans.
In this PBS Frontline documentary, Martin Smith and Marcela Gaviria examine U.S. counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan – a fight that promises to be longer and more costly than most Americans understand.
Interview: Art Cummings
In 2006, while serving as the FBI's special agent in charge of counterterrorism and intelligence, Art Cummings was interviewed for the PBS Frontline documentary film, The Enemy Within.
Hiding Details of Dubious Deal, U.S. Invokes National Security
An investigation by New York Times reporters Eric Lichtblau and James Risen revealed that California computer programmer Dennis Montgomery received more than $20 million in government contracts by claiming that software he had developed could help stop Al Qaeda's next attack on the United States. But the technology appears to have been a hoax, and a series of government agencies, including the Central Intelligence Agency and the Air Force, repeatedly missed the warning signs.
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.