Lowell Bergman (pictured), best known for his work investigating the tobacco industry for “60 Minutes” which inspired the movie “The Insider,” has been named the Reva and David Logan Distinguished Professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley, the Chronicle reports. The $2 million endowment was seeded by a $1.5 million gift from Chicago philanthropists Reva and David Logan. Bergman, 60, has taught at Berkeley since 1991. In addition, Bergman is a reporter for the New York Times and won a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for a series on worker safety in 2004. Bergman also produces stories for PBS’s “Frontline.” His new position accompanies an expansion of UC Berkeley’s Investigative Journalism Program. (Photo by Craig Lee of the Chronicle.)

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