In this episode, the First Amendment Foundation talks with Mary Ellen Klas about investigative reporting and the state of the news media in Florida. Mary Ellen is the capital bureau chief for the Miami Herald, covering state government and the legislature in Tallahassee for nearly 30 years. We will talk about where she gets her leads and information, and discuss how the capitol city has become a perfect storm of politics, power and influence manipulating billions of taxpayer dollars. Mary Ellen will share her thoughts on changes in the way we receive our news and why that is killing local newspapers. What can you do to find accurate news sources, prevent news deserts, and support freedom of the press in Florida? Listen and find out.