John Barr and Dan Murphy talk about their book Start By Believing: Larry Nassar’s Crimes, the Institutions that Enabled Him, and the Brave Women Who Stopped a Monster (Hachette Books 2020). We talk about investigative reporting, making a book, choosing a narrative arc, and the responsibility of telling this story. https://umich.box.com/shared/static/00g19rkijka48s7byfkqvs5wfuoyxx88.mp3 Download Audio
Freelance journalist/filmmaker and 2019 Wallenberg Medalist Safa Al Ahmad talks about her documentaries, including Saudi’s Secret Uprising (2014) and Targeting Yemen (2019). We talk about activism, the power of reporting, access, and editing. We also talk about moral responsibility to the person and the story.