Lindsay Byerstein writes about health care for the Media Wire project. She is a freelance investigative journalist and photographer based in Brooklyn, NY. Her reporting has appeared in Salon, Slate, In These Times, AlterNet, Reproductive Health Reality Check, the New York Press and Raw Story. Her photojournalism has been published in TIME Magazine.
Lindsay covered the 2008 election for Firedoglake’s Campaign Silo. She received a 2009 Project Censored Real News Award for her reporting on homeland security and civil liberties. In 2007 she delivered the Norman E. Richardson lecture at the University of Gettysburg on journalism and philosophy. She covered the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 with the help of a grant from the Rappaport Foundation.