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Pulitzer-Prize Winning Reporter Quits Journalism

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Pulitzer-Prize Winning Reporter Quits Journalism

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Pulitzer-Prize Winning Reporter Quits Journalism

Pulitzer-Prize Winning Reporter Quits Journalism

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Maurice Possley, a high profile investigative reporter at the Chicago Tribune, is resigning. One of the reporters whose work led to Illinois' death penalty moratorium, he says the paper is dismantling itself in ways that hurt its ability to do good, meaningful journalism. He talks with Alex Chadwick about his decision and his concern for the state of American journalism.