Members of the U.S. basketball team show their frustration to officials after their controversial loss to the  Soviet Union in the gold medal game at the 1972 Olympic games in Munich, West Germany. (Rich Clarkson)

Photojournalism legend Clarkson opens up on career

“Right now we are all living in a golden age of photojournalism. It’s here and now, and you are lucky to be a part of it.” Rich Clarkson has become an icon in the field of sports photojournalism. He has...
In this Aug. 17, 2014, file photo, police advance after tear gas was used to disperse a crowd during a protest for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Ferguson reshaped columnist’s career

Tony Messenger knew that his journalistic career would never be the same after the 2014 killing of Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo. In the days after the unarmed 18-year-old black man...
Health workers carry a body of a person that they suspected died from the Ebola virus at a new graveyard on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, March 11, 2015.  (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)

Liberia after Ebola

A year ago the World Health Organization declared the Ebola epidemic in Liberia over. But though the immediate crisis may have passed, Liberia still faces huge challenges in recovering.   Two...
John Harris, left, editor in chief of The Politico, and Jim VandeHei, executive editor of The Politico, speak to advertisers in Arlington, Va., Friday, Jan. 19, 2007. The Politico is a new political newspaper in Washington and also has an online edition at politico.com. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

New management at Politico after growth

As Washington adapts to a Trump administration, one of the Beltway’s most encyclopedic chroniclers is still in the midst of its own shakeup. Politico, the news site founded in 2007 by former Washington...