American Journalist Anya Schiffrin Speaks at the National Press Club

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Anya Schiffrin speaking to an audience at the National Press Club in KL on Monday, September 8, 2014 about investigative journalism. (U.S. Embassy photo)

On September 8, American journalist Anya Schiffrin spoke about her latest book, Global Muckracking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism from Around the World, at the National Press Club in Kuala Lumpur. Her book highlights the handful of pioneering journalists from Africa, South America, Asia and other countries who risked their lives and reputations to uncover injustices. Journalists, editors, university students and their teachers at the talk found themselves inspired by the power of the press over the years. Ms. Schiffrin is also the director of the media and communications program at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.