Episode #15 – Interview with Bob Smietana, Part 2 – The Fourth Estate

The Fourth Estate podcast

Today’s episode of The Fourth Estate Podcast features Part 2 of my interview with journalist Bob Smietana. We talk about The Gathering, investigative journalism, the ethics of undercover reporting, and “if it bleeds it leads.” Links to the story Bob talks about are below. Smietana is a highly trusted reporter and writer with years of experience in religious and secular publications. I recommend you follow him on Twitter.

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Episode Notes

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