Connecting Journalism and Academic Research – Clark Merrefield
In this episode of Paid by the Word, Mike interviews Clark Merrefield, a senior editor at The Journalist’s Resource, a project of Harvard Kennedy School's Shorenstein Center and the Carnegie-Knight Initiative.
Clark joined The Journalist’s Resource in 2019 after working as a reporter for Newsweek and The Daily Beast, as a researcher and editor on three books related to the Great Recession, and as a federal government communications strategist. He was a John Jay College Juvenile Justice Journalism Fellow and his work has been awarded by Investigative Reporters and Editors.
In our conversation, we chat about the basics of investigative journalism, and talk about some of his recent articles for The Journalist’s Resource.