FORA.tv Speaker - David T. Barstow
David Barstow, a senior writer at The New York Times, is the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes. In 2009, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for “Message Machine,’’ his series about the Pentagon’s secret campaign to influence coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2004, he and Lowell Bergman were awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for articles about employers who committed egregious work place safety violations that killed or injured hundreds of American workers. Barstow joined The Times in 1999 as a reporter on the Metro Desk, and he has been a member of the newsroom’s investigative unit since 2002. He is also the recipient of three Polk Awards, the Goldsmith Prize, the Alfred I. duPont Silver Baton, and the Barlett and Steele Gold Medal. Prior to joining The New York Times, Barstow worked at The St. Petersburg Times in Florida, where he was a finalist for three Pulitzer Prizes. Before that, he worked at the Rochester Times-Union in upstate New York and the Green Bay Press-Gazette in Wisconsin. Barstow, a native of Concord, Mass., is a graduate of Northwestern University, which honored him with an Alumni Award in 2010.
04.16.10 | 01:17:00 min
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