About Bill Dedman
DEDMAN, BIll is an investigative reporter for MSNBC.com, where he has written about firefighter safety equipment, treatment of detainees at Guantanamo, Hillary Rodham Clinton's hidden thesis from Wellesley College, and journalists making campaign contributions. Dedman started as a copy boy at The Chattanooga Times, then was a reporter in Warrensburg, Missouri; Chattanooga; Knoxville; Atlanta and Washington. He also has written for The New York Times and The Boston Globe. Before joining MSNBC.com he was managing editor of the Telegraph of Nashua in New Hampshire. Dedman has taught investigative reporting part time at the University of Maryland, Northwestern University, and Boston University, and created the Power Reporting site of research tools for journalists. He received the 1989 Pulitzer Prize in investigative reporting for "The Color of Money," articles in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on racial discrimination by mortgage lenders in middle-income neighborhoods. Dedman attended Washington University, St. Louis, where he studied English literature.
- Was accepted for Jan 06-11 2008 Multimedia Training.
Digital media stories published elsewhere by Bill Dedman:
- Where is Huguette Clark? 
Huguette Clark is the daughter of William Andrews Clark, a copper baron who was almost as rich as Rockerfeller. The 103-year-old heiress owns many estates, but doesn't live in any of them. Bill Dedman (Jan '08) explores the mystery of the ever elusive Huguette in a slideshow for MSNBC.com. Also see the interview with Bill Dedman in E-Media Tidbits about the project.
Content on this site written by Bill Dedman (includes contributory writing):
- The Digital Da Vinci: Artist & Inventor Steve Beck
- Berkeley artist and engineer Steve Beck describes his eclectic career meshing art and electronics.