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Boston Globe names distinguished journalists to join investigative team as Spotlight Fellows


Boston Globe

June 26, 2019

 

The Boston Globe on Monday announced that Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Mike Stanton and Christine Haughney Dare-Bryan, the creative force behind the Netflix investigative series “Rotten,” have been selected as the news organization’s new Spotlight Fellows.

The Spotlight Fellowship, now in its fourth year, is funded by Participant Media, co-producer of “Spotlight,” the Academy Award-winning movie about the famous Boston Globe Spotlight Team. The movie tells the story of the team’s best-known investigation, exposing the coverup of the sexual molestation of thousands of children by generations of bishops and cardinals in the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston.

Spotlight Fellows have the opportunity to work directly with journalists at the Globe on an investigation of their choosing. Read more

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