David Finkel talks about Immersion Journalism
David Finkel, TEL 1977, currently the Enterprise Editor and Reporter for the Washington Post spoke to Professor Mike Foley’s reporting class about immersion journalism on October 24, 2013 .
Finkel was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 2006 as a staff writer for the Washington Post for his coverage of U.S.-funded democracy efforts in Yemen. He is the author of “The Good Soldiers,” retelling his account of being imbedded with the 2-16 Rangers in Baghdad during “the surge” efforts in 2007, during one of most difficult periods of Iraq War. In 2012, Finkel was the recipient of a MacArthur Genius Award. He was featured in the article “Genius at Work” in Winter 2013 issue of the Communigator.