Chris Vogel

Chris Vogel

Contributing Editor

Chris Vogel is an award-winning investigative journalist and feature writer. He has been a finalist for the Livingston Award and the Investigative Reporters and Editors Awards. He was also the winner of the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism and the James Aronson Award for Social Justice. He has written about the murders of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls, Mexican drug-war refugees, oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria, the underground sex world of Washington, D.C., and environmental crimes. He went to graduate school for journalism in Dublin, Ireland and has taught magazine writing at UCLA. His work has been published by Washingtonian magazine and Village Voice Media. Read more of his work at chrisvogel.com.

Chris Vogel'S latest stories

Why the 2024 Olympics Are a Bad Idea

Boston as host of the games would a lot fun for the city, but not much else.

The Crusader

After an anti-gay campaign in Uganda, Scott Lively is being sued for persecution—a crime against humanity. So what's next? He's exploring a run for governor, of course.

USPS Will No Longer Deliver Mail on Saturdays

Not everyone thinks this is a good idea.

Does Mayor Menino Love The Pats As Much This Year As Last Year?

We don't think so.

Panera Wants to Know If We're a Bunch of Heartless Jerks

Or not.

A Big Firm Flees the Financial District

Law firm Goodwin Procter heads to the waterfront. No surprise why.

Police Can Now Check Your Phone When They Arrest You

Who's to stop them from poking through your Facebook?

Northeastern Tells Us What We Already Know

A new study provides more evidence that online classes are kicking butt.

The Online Education Fear Is Here

Northeastern's President touts online education, but you can smell the panic.

What's Great About Tuesday's Elections

No more campaign ads.