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Reporter explains effects of investigative journalism

Pictured is Robert Downen, a reporter for the Houston Chronicle and Eastern journalism alum. Downen was key in publishing a series entitled

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...

#TimesUp for Louis C.K.

Abigail Carlin, Columnist

August 30, 2018

A few days ago, comedian Louis C.K. made his official return to comedy. He’s spent some time off the scene following the #metoo allegations of his sexual misconduct, which he acknowledged were absolutely true. In so few words, Louis C.K. would repeatedly expose and please himself in the company of ...

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