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A probing, long-form journalist, Sergio joined Underscore in 2019. Habla español.

Dear News Consumer, Investigative reporting is under siege in America. Those who dig deeply for the news, and sometimes die reporting it, are called enemies of the American people. The newsrooms they toil in are all too often underfunded, some of them a few breaths from moribund. Real investigative reporting is hard and often takes a long time to produce. It’s damned expensive. So, as newsrooms shrink, investigative reporting teams are the first to go....

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Over the past year, Sergio Olmos, reporter for Underscore, has been following Patriot Prayer, meeting with its organizers, supporters and detractors, in an effort to better understand a dynamic that has rocked Portland for the last few years.