Bruce Shapiro

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Bruce Shapiro is an American journalist, commentator and author. He is executive director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma,[1] a resource center and think tank for journalists who cover violence, conflict and tragedy, based at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.[2] In 2014 he received the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Public Advocacy Award recognizing "outstanding and fundamental contributions to the social understanding of trauma." [3]

Shapiro is a contributing editor at The Nation magazine[4] and provides a weekly report on U.S. politics and culture to the Australian radio program Late Night Live.[5] In addition to his leadership of the Dart Center he is adjunct professor at Columbia Journalism School, where he teaches ethics, and a lecturer at Yale University, where he teaches investigative journalism. Shapiro serves on the board of directors of the Global Investigative Journalism Network.


Shapiro, Bruce (2003). Shaking the Foundations: 200 Years of Investigative Journalism in America. Nation Books. ISBN 1-56025-433-5. 

Shapiro, Bruce; Jackson, Jesse; and Jackson, Jesse Jr. (2001). Legal Lynching: The Death Penalty and America's Future. New Press. ISBN 1-56584-685-0. 


  1. ^ "People | Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma". Retrieved 2014-01-15. 
  2. ^ "Home - Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism". Retrieved 2014-01-15. 
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  4. ^ "Bruce Shapiro". The Nation. Retrieved 2014-01-15. 
  5. ^ "Late Night Live - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)". Retrieved 2014-01-15.