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Robert McCabe

Robert McCabe

Robert McCabe is a former reporter for The Virginian-Pilot, where he spent nearly a decade covering the port, shipyards and railroads. Contact: [email protected]

Despite pandemic’s hit on supply chains, business is booming at the Port of Virginia

By: - April 22, 2022

VIRGINIA BEACH — Not long into his “State of the Port” address before a packed oceanfront hotel ballroom in Virginia Beach, Virginia Port Authority CEO and Executive Director Stephen A. Edwards shared a journalist’s comment to him: “Congratulations on being the least newsworthy port.” During a tumultuous 2021 that included an unrelenting pandemic, widespread supply-chain […]

An investigative outlet sets its sights on Sentara

By: - April 6, 2021

Editor’s note: On June 4, The Washington Post reported that Tigercomm, a PR firm that provides “strategic support” to Checks & Balances Project and shares office space with it, had received payment from Eastern Virginia Medical School before it started writing stories about Sentara. Those payments eventually totaled $150,000. Checks & Balances has received payments […]