Flint water crisis

In Flint, the tragedy continues and the cameras return


For more than three years, the Flint water cisis has offered a compelling story of official failure and citizen success. Now comes a fresh focus via TV -- a PBS documentary soon (May 31), a Lifetime movie later. Here's the story I sent to papers:

By Mike Hughes

To some people, the
water crisis in Flint, Mich., is old news, now resolved.

Norman Lear's just your usual 94-year-old investigative reporter


Remember when Walter Cronkite felt obligated to retire at 65. Norman Lear is still going strong -- doing some investigative reporting, no less -- at 94. He's part of a passionate cable show that debuts Sept. 30; here's the story I sent to papers:

By Mike Hughes

After almost a
century, Norman Lear might have been considered an expert on life and
on cities.