The Daily Eastern News

Reporter explains effects of investigative journalism

Reporter explains effects of investigative journalism

Corryn Brock, News Editor

September 10, 2019

Robert Downen, a 2014 graduate of the School of Journalism, was named Journalist of the Year by Eastern’s journalism division for an ongoing series entitled “Abuse of Faith,” covering 20 years of widespread sexual abuse and misconduct among one of the largest denominations of Baptists in the U.S....

Journalist to talk ‘Abuse of Faith’

Corryn Brock, News Editor

September 9, 2019

An Eastern alum who helped write a series of ongoing stories exposing sexual misconduct in some Southern Baptist churches will be giving a public presentation at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Buzzard Auditorium. Robert Downen, a 2014 graduate of the School of Journalism at Eastern, will be speaking on a series of...

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