Tom Gogola

Tom Gogola

Tom Gogola is news editor of the North Bay Bohemian, a weekly paper in Northern California. He was formerly a criminal justice reporter for The Lens, an investigative news site in New Orleans; editor of the Fairfield County Weekly, in Bridgeport, Connecticut; and has written for numerous publications, including Newsday, New York and The Nation. Last updated July 2017  


Bycatch 22

As a twisted consequence of overfishing regulations, commercial fishermen have no choice but to catch sea bass, flounder, monkfish, and tuna — and throw them dead back into the sea.

The Backstories

The Backstory: Tom Gogola

Tom Gogola discusses his perspective on fishing bycatch, what didn’t make it into his final story, and the critical role played by The Investigative Fund.