In this interview with Russell Scott the valued and investigative journalist Greg Palast is interviewed. He believes that journalism schools in the United States is about broadly to teach journalists to only write about press releases and reproduce what the authorities say. He despises these courses. Greg Palast himself is self-taught.
Greg Palast is an investigator of corporate fraud and racketeering turned journalist. He is the author of New York Times bestseller The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, as well Democracy and Regulation and Armed Madhouse; he also made the BBC documentary Bush Family Fortunes. His latest book is Vultures’ Picnic: In Pursuit of Petroleum Pigs, Power Pirates and High-Finance Carnivores (2012)