CSPRA supports the work of investigative journalists like Jeff German and honor his life tragically cut short by this alleged crime against public accountability and the use of public records to hold public officials to account.
By Trevor Hughes, September 13, 2022, USA Today
The murder of Las Vegas reporter Jeff German sent shockwaves through the community after a county official, Robert Telles, was arrested. Telles was the most recent in a long line of public officials held to account by German, who fearlessly targeted his coverage from the perspective of the underdog, those who knew him said. While German’s colleagues have vowed to continue his work, “there’s never going to be another Jeff German,” a local criminal defense attorney said.
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