A visiting friend from Boston last week complained bitterly about press coverage after the marathon bombings. Among other things, she wanted to know why so many outlets reported that there had been
Linda Topping Streitfeld
Linda Topping Streitfeld joined NPF in December 2007. She develops and manages graduate-style programs for U.S. and international journalists, including the Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowships and the foundation's Journalist-to-Journalist HIV/AIDS programs. Streitfeld came to the NPF from The Miami Herald. There, she was published in the Herald's Tropic magazine, and as an editor, worked on coverage of the 2000 presidential election; education in the nation's sixth-largest school district; growth and development; government and politics; and plenty of hurricanes and near-misses. She edited an award-winning series that exposed property tax schemes costing the state millions each year, and was part of the staff that won a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service in 1993 after Hurricane Andrew. She managed a major Miami Herald community news initiative and contributed to the newspaper's robust website and other multimedia efforts.
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