Sean Murphy has been a journalist for more than 30 years. He has recently reported on public pension abuses, Big Dig mismanagement, Indian-owned casinos, public no-show jobs, government corruption and police brutality. Before joining the Boston Globe in 1987, Mr. Murphy worked for the Associated Press, The Evening News of Salem, Mass., and the Gloucester (Mass.) Daily Times. His stories have won several regional awards for public service, and in 2010 Mr. Murphy was named a finalist for the national Goldsmith Award for Investigative Reporting.
Mr. Murphy is a lawyer and frequently uses the state public records law and federal Freedom of Information Act. From 1996 to 1998, he served as city editor of the Boston Globe. In 1999-2000, was a John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University. Mr. Murphy currently teaches journalism at Suffolk University in Boston, Mass.
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