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  • Susan Rasky dies at 61; reporter became Berkeley journalism lecturer

    Susan Rasky dies at 61; reporter became Berkeley journalism lecturer
    Susan Rasky, an award-winning congressional correspondent who mentored a generation of young political journalists as a senior lecturer at UC Berkeley, died Sunday at her home in El Cerrito, Calif. She was 61 and had breast cancer.
  • 'No Place to Hide' a vital discussion on Snowden's revelations

    Glenn Greenwald's "No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State" comes with a built-in challenge: creating a sense of drama when we all know the basics of the tale. In December 2012, the Rio de Janeiro-based journalist,...

    Michael Hastings dies at 33; his article led general to resign

    Michael Hastings, an aggressive and iconoclastic journalist whose reporting exposed the vagaries of the war in Iraq and helped bring down the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, died early Tuesday in a car crash in Los Angeles, according to two of his...

    Michael Hastings death: Coroner still hasn't ID'd badly burned victim

    Los Angeles police said they have yet to determine the cause of a fiery solo-car crash in Hollywood that apparently killed award-winning journalist Michael Hastings. The death of the 33-year-old Hastings was announced by his employer, BuzzFeed, which...

    Journalist Michael Hastings dies; autopsy results will take weeks

    Los Angeles County coroner's officials said Wednesday the body recovered from a fiery, single-car crash in Hollywood that apparently killed journalist Michael Hastings will likely undergo an autopsy Thursday. But an official cause of death and closure...