Inquiries from "ethics" reporter, Part II

Earlier this month, the web site iMediaEthics--formerly StinkyJournalism.org--published two stories about my work. The site's articles included multiple innacuracies and false allegations. I detailed some of those falsehoods in a piece published by the New York Observer.

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Inquiries from "ethics" reporter, Part I

Below is an unedited version of questions sent to me today by an iMediaEthics reporter, as well as my responses to those questions. The site has been sifting through my work for weeks now, hunting for inaccuracies, yet their staffers have failed to uncover a shred of evidence suggesting I got anything wrong in the thousands of newspaper and magazine stories I've published since 2003.

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New York Times Letter To the Editor

On Feb. 25, 2017, The New York Times published an innacurate editor's note about my work. I've twice submitted a letter to the editor (printed below), and contacted the newspaper's public editor, Liz Spayd, in an attempt to have this brief response published in The Times' print or online editions. So far, The Times has not responded to my letter. This, at a time when the paper is publicly boasting of their commitment to free speech and objectivity.  

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Kirkus calls 'Pill City' "an important story, meticulously reported"

"The most impressive element of this book is that Newsday criminal justice writer Deutsch (The Triangle: A Year on the Ground with New York’s Bloods and Crips, 2014) was able to get behind the technology that hid the identities of the two computer-programming drug dealers from the police, the public, and

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'Pill City' on C-Span's Book TV

Thanks to C-Span for their coverage of the 'Pill City' book launch. Their full segment can be viewed here: https://www.c-span.org/video/?422641-2/kevin-deutsch-discusses-pill-city

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"The Illegal Drug Revolution"

Check out this Q and A with interviewer Kayla Tannenbaum of Columba Journal. We talked about how encruption is changing the face of street dealing. 

 

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'Pill City' VICE Interview

I did a Q and A with Seth Ferranti about the Baltimore drug lootings, and the tens of millions worth of heroin that changed hands in the aftermath of the riots. Read the piece here: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/how-two-teens-used-the-baltimore-riots-to-start-an-uber-of-drug-dealing

 

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WBAL interview

I stopped by WBAL to talk about 'Pill City' and the stolen opiates that helped spur record-breaking violence across Baltimore and elsewhere. Check out the interview here: http://www.wbal.com/article/219099?title=Kevin-Deutsch-Talks-Baltimores-Gangland-Drug-Violence-In-New-Book

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