Dean Starkman
  • Dean Starkman is an award-winning journalist and media critic.  An editor of the Columbia Journalism Review and the magazine's Kingsford Capital Fellow, he is the author of "The Watchdog That Didn't Bark: the Financial Crisis and the Disappearance of Investigative Journalism," a sweeping critique of business news and its coverage of Wall Street and mortgage lenders before the financial crisis (January 2014; Columbia University Press). He co-edits The Best Business Writing book anthology series and is a contributor to GoLocal/Prov, a local news startup based in Providence, RI. An investigative reporter for more than two decades, Starkman covered white-collar crime and real estate for The Wall Street Journal and helped lead the Providence Journal’s investigative team to a Pulitzer Prize.