journalists

  1. Ron Strider

    Americans Don't Like The Media, But They're Cool With Reporters Getting High

    In April of 2016 the Denver Post was seeking a reporter for the marijuana beat – someone who could report on the business of pot, dig up the latest in cannabis cuisine, and do the occasional "gear review" of products the DEA would undoubtedly consider to be drug paraphernalia. But there was a...
  2. Ron Strider

    The Murder Of Mexican Journalists Points To U.S. Role In Fueling Drug War Violence

    One month ago, the award-winning journalist Javier Valdez was pulled from his car and killed in broad daylight near his office in Culiacán, in Sinaloa state in Mexico. Valdez is the sixth journalist to be assassinated in Mexico this year, and his killing has sparked outcry and sent new...
  3. Ron Strider

    South Dakota: Argus Leader Reporter Subpoenaed In Tribal Marijuana Case

    Prosecutors plan to call a Sioux Falls Argus Leader reporter as a witness in a trial related to a marijuana operation that the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe attempted to start, and the newspaper has objected. The attorney general's office has subpoenaed Dana Ferguson to testify in the upcoming...