By: E&P Staff
In today’s links, Greg Palast thinks that the press is letting too many investigative stories slip by, a sportswriter’s announcement that he was becoming a she elicits a big reaction, and Tribune’s deal could make employee-owners very rich … or not.
— Los Angeles Times: A changed news culture has let several important investigative stories slip through the cracks, writes Greg Palast.
— Chicago Tribune: Tribune offers employees big payday or mayday
— Los Angeles Times: Mike Penner’s account of becoming Christine Daniels liberates the columnist and strikes a chord with readers.
— Dallas Morning News: I made a momentous decision the other day. I have ceased to clip. This has nothing to do with lawns or nose hairs or whatever else you might be thinking. This is about journalism. And it feels like closing a door on the past, writes Steve Blow.
— Knoxville News: A former reporter for a Tennessee newspaper has filed a multimillion-dollar federal lawsuit alleging he was fired for investigating Cocke County Mayor Iliff McMahan Jr., court records show.