Author Q&A: Michael Scherer

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Michael Scherer is the Washington correspondent for Mother Jones magazine. He’ll answer questions from readers about his recent article, Scrimmage on the Border this week on MotherJones.com. Submit your questions prior to 5:00 pm PST on Wednesday, July 13, 2005. Michael’s answers will be posted on Thursday, July 14, so check our home page then.

 

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You just sent an incredible message: that quality journalism doesn't have to answer to advertisers, billionaires, or hedge funds; that newsrooms can eke out an existence thanks primarily to the generosity of its readers. That's so powerful. Especially during what's been called a "media extinction event" when those looking to make a profit from the news pull back, the Mother Jones community steps in.

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