Jan 5 2009 5:00 PM
Welcome to 2009. The Dart Center is back online for a busy couple of months; We'll keep you updated on our activities here. In the meantime, here are some items you may have missed over the holiday season.
Times-Picayune photographer John McCusker's haunting multimedia retrospective on the "ghosts of Katrina."
Denver Post reporter (and 2004 Ochberg Fellow) Miles Moffeit's feature following the first year of freedom for Tim Masters, the first Colorado murder convict freed by DNA evidence.
The Committee to Protect Journalists' annual report on journalist deaths worldwide.
The Telegraph's interview with kidnapped journalist Colin Freeman, just after his release by Somali bandits.
Photojournalist (and 2007 Ochberg Fellow) Jim MacMillan's blog post on his experience covering a fire in the age of new media.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal's continuing series on how war is affecting Nevadans.
BBC Journalism Labs's brief rundown of how they used mapping to give context to killings of teenagers in Great Britain.
Stan Alcorn is a multimedia journalist based in New York City. He has reported for NPR, Marketplace, WNYC, High Country News, the Orange County Register and others. From 2008 to 2012, he also worked for the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, relaunching, editing and producing multimedia content for dartcenter.org.
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