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Robert Moore | El Paso Matters

Robert Moore | El Paso Matters

Robert Moore has been a journalist for 38 years, most of it in El Paso. He currently is president and CEO of El Paso Matters, a nonprofit news organization he founded that began publishing in February 2020. In its first few months, El Paso Matters was named one of four finalists for the Online News Association’s General Excellence in Online Journalism Award. Moore has written about border issues for the Washington Post, ProPublica, Texas Monthly and other media outlets. In 2020, he was the recipient of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for work that showed that the Border Patrol ignored the worsening condition of a 16-year-old boy who later died of the flu in his cell. He also was part of a Washington Post team that was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for coverage of mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio. In 2013, while serving as editor of the El Paso Times, he was presented the Benjamin C. Bradlee Editor of the Year Award from the National Press Foundation, the nation’s highest honor for a newspaper editor.

New Report Shows “Deeply Troubling Failures” by Border Patrol in Boy’s Death

By: - September 20, 2021

A new report details “deeply troubling failures” by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in the 2019 death of a Guatemalan boy in the agency’s custody, including the creation of false records suggesting he was monitored during the night, the chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security said Friday. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), who […]