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David Greising: Journalism for Better Policy and Accountable Government – Episode 02

Simoncast guest David Greising
Photo Courtesy Better Government Association
Simoncast host John Shaw of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute speaks with David Greising.

CEO of the Better Government Association, David Greising, talks about how the BGA is using journalism as a tool for better policy and a more open and accountable government, the differences between nonprofit and for-profit news, how collaboration in journalism leads to great stories, and his perspective on Illinois political culture.

This episode was recorded on July 20, 2022.

Hosted by John Shaw. Produced and edited by Jaclyn Durcholz. This podcast is produced through a partnership with WSIU Public Radio. For more, visit paulsimoninstitute.org/podcasts.

John T. Shaw joined the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute as director in January 2018. He established the Institute’s “Better Politics, Smarter Government” agenda with its Restoring American Statesmanship, Renewing Illinois, and Understanding Our New World programs.
The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank promoting better politics and smarter government and preparing young people for careers in public service. Contact the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at 618-453-4009 or by email at paulsimoninstitute@siu.edu.
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