Reporter covering corporate accountability Education: Vanderbilt University, BA in English ; Columbia University, MA in journalism Doug MacMillan is a corporate accountability reporter for The Washington Post. He joined The Post in 2019 after covering technology companies from the San Francisco bureaus of the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg News for nearly 10 years. His reporting shed light on a privacy coverup by top executives at Google, an Uber car-leasing program that jeopardized the physical safety of drivers and passengers, and lapses in safety oversight by Boeing's board of directors. Honors & Awards:
Knight-Bagehot Fellow for Business Journalism at Columbia University, 2016-2017
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“What we’re concerned about, and advocating for with Congress, is you don’t want to wait until all the cases are filed … you have to deal with this beforehand,” said Matthew Webb, senior vice president for legal reform policy at the Chamber.
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