Eric Lipton is a Pulitzer-Prize winning investigative reporter stationed in The New York Times’ Washington bureau . He wrote The Reckoning, a series on why the recession started, and Back to Business a series about players trying to profit off the recession.
From Jan. 2-5, Lipton was a fellow in the Reynolds Center’s Strictly Financials Seminar. We caught up with him to gain insight into what stories business reporters should seek out in the aftermath of the recession. For starters, Lipton suggests tracking stimulus funds and the inventory of foreclosed homes.