I’ve specialized in doing investigative reporting in a variety of media for more than 50 years. I teach as well as practice journalism. I’m a full professor of journalism at the State University of New York/College at Old Westbury, where my courses include Investigative Reporting and Environmental Journalism.
For 31 years, I’ve hosted the nationally aired TV program Enviro Close-Up, produced by the NY-based video production company EnviroVideo. I’ve also written and presented TV documentaries for EnviroVideo. These have included Three Mile Island Revisited, The Push to Revive Nuclear Power and Nukes In Space: The Nuclearization and Weaponization of the Heavens. Visit the EnviroVideo website to view my various programs online.
I have also been the chief investigative reporter for Long Island-based WVVH-TV. My documentaries for WVVH have included Renewables Are More Than Ready and Organic Farming: Can It Feed Us? All my WVVH documentaries are up on YouTube.
I’m the author of six books, including:
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I’m active in doing investigative reporting on the Internet, writing regularly on CounterPunch, NationofChange, CommonDreams, and OpEd News.
My column appears in Long Island weekly newspapers, including The Southampton Press, The East Hampton Press, The Shelter Island Reporter, The Sag Harbor Express, Community Journal, and the South Shore Press. It’s also on Long Island news websites, including Smithtown Matters and Huntington Now.
I also write for the Manhattan Jewish Sentinel, Long Island Jewish World, and Jewish Tribune. And I blog for The Times of Israel.
Honors I’ve received for journalism include the George Polk, Generoso Pope, James Aronson, Leo Goodman, and John Peter Zenger Awards.
I’ve given presentations in the U.S. and around the world, focusing especially on energy and the environment. I’m represented in lecture appearances by MacRae Speakers & Entertainment. I’ve also given presentations on the dangers of utilizing nuclear power and deploying weapons in space at the UN in Geneva and multiple times at the UN in New York. I’ve addressed members of the British Parliament twice on the space weapons issue.
My pieces have appeared in publications including: