“A Wonderful Way for Malcontents To Make a Living”: Michael Lacey On the Future of Investigative Journalism. Michael Lacey, with his partner Jim Larkin, a founder, and for 35 years the Executive Editor of the award-winning Phoenix New Times, joins Democratic Perspective hosts Gary LaMaster and Steve Williamson for a discussion of his career as a journalist, editor, and publisher of one of the most influential and successful alternative newspapers in the United States. Hear what good reporting looks like, what resources are required to produce it consistently over four decades, and why Michael Lacey thinks that his kind of journalism will not only survive, but prosper, even after the devastating impact of the digital age on its traditional business models.
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