Brian Bull has been involved in public broadcast journalism for a quarter century, working at National Public Radio and member affiliates including his current one, KLCC in Eugene, Oregon. His freelance work with Underscore.news has been published in The Oregonian, Indian Country Today, and High Plains News as well.
August 17, 2022
Journalist’s Arrest and Trial Raises Questions Over Reporters’ Access During Police Actions
A trial next month, City of Medford v. Fonseca, will pit law enforcement against the free press in a case that’s garnered global attention.
July 31, 2022
More Than 60 Years Later, John Howard Griffin’s Exploratory “Black Like Me” Still Cuts Skin Deep
In 1959, a white man posed as a Black man in the Jim Crow South to experience racism firsthand. His story still resonates today.
July 20, 2022
Podcast: When Should Journalists Allow Sources to Remain Anonymous?
We often hear of anonymous sources in the context of an undercover source with dirt. Deeply entrenched, or in the […]
July 6, 2022
Opinion: After Uvalde, a Reporter Considers How We Pronounce Place Names and Why It Matters
Mispronouncing the name of a victim or place can undermine the credibility of a reporter's story, but getting it right can be hard.
June 24, 2022
Opinion: In the Age of ‘Alternative Facts,’ Remember: The Onion is Satire
In an era where factual news competes with deliberate misinformation/disinformation campaigns spread quickly across social media, the tendency to confuse legitimate fact for folly is more common than ever.