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Dusty Christensen, The Shoestring

Dusty Christensen is an investigative reporter based in western Massachusetts, where he teaches journalism at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and works as investigative editor at the independent news outlet The Shoestring. His work has appeared in The Nation, NPR, WNYC radio, The Boston Globe, Haaretz and newspapers across western Mass. He was one of the founding organizers of the labor union at the Daily Hampshire Gazette newspaper and worked as a member organizer with the NewsGuild helping other journalists across the country unionize their newsrooms.