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

EdX Inches Toward 1 Billion Students

The enrollment numbers are vague and somewhat disappointing.

Don't Judge the Boston T People on Facebook

The creator is a hypocrite for wanting her identity kept secret as she exploits others.

How the Harvard Crimson Blossomed Into a Real Newspaper

The paper finally decides to print what's said, not what's approved.

Update: The Loved One

There's been plenty of action brewing behind the scenes since this crime story hit the stands.

Sales Tax Holiday: Great for Customers or Pain in the Ass for Retailers?

A little bit of both.

Off-Duty Cop Who Aimed Slur at Carl Crawford is Just One Idiot

This incident is unlike the embarrassment caused by some Bruins fans in April.

New MBTA Surveillance Cameras: Be Wary, But Not Afraid

Is exchanging privacy for security worth it?

A Reminder: Google's Economic Impact in Massachusetts

The search giant makes a proud announcement of how it helps businesses.

A Reminder: Google's Economic Impact in Massachusetts

The search giant makes a proud announcement of how it helps businesses.

A Reminder: Google's Economic Impact in Massachusetts

The search giant makes a proud announcement of how it helps businesses.