Cheryl Thompson, Investigative Reporter at the Washington Post, Mark Follman, National Affairs Editor at Mother Jones, and Jim MacMillan, Founder and Editor of GunCrisis.org, in conversation with Dart's Bruce Shapiro. Below is a lightly edited version of their conversation.
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Full video, transcript and powerpoint presentation; “Guns and Gun Violence: Through a Public Health Lens”; May 29, 2015.
This stark two-part radio series follows students, school staff and families as they confront and cope with the deeply disruptive impact of gun violence on their everyday lives. The series offers revelatory insights into gang geography, youth culture, the corrosive impact of trauma and the overwhelming limitations to stemming the tide of violence. Judges called “Harper High School” “profoundly moving” and “extraordinarily comprehensive and compassionate” in its complexity. Originally broadcasted on NPR in February 2013.
At the Investigative Reporters and Editors annual conference in San Antonio, journalist and Ochberg fellow Marcela Turati gave a chilling keynote speech on the state of journalism in Mexico, urging investigative journalists not to abandon their colleagues south of the border.