Peter Byrne and Will Carruthers Examine PG&E’s Role in the Political Influence and Media Control of California

Investigative reporters Peter Byrne and Will Carruthers return to the show to speak about the latest story in their “Power Brokers” series: “Burned.” This muckraking report is case study of political influence and media control in California, examining the connections between utility giant PG&E, the catastrophic California wildfires of 2017, a nonprofit, and a lobbyist for PG&E who doubles as a newspaper executive, controlling the largest newspaper conglomerate in Northern California.

Notes:
The article can be found at the Bohemian.
Will Carruthers is a staff reporter at the North Bay Bohemian; Peter Byrne is a widely-published, award-winning freelance journalist and science writer. The authors give thanks to the Fund for Investigative Journalism and the Reporter’s Committee for Freedom of the Press.

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