This deeply reported multimedia project explores the failure of Minnesota’s policing and courts to serve rape and sexual assault victims. Judges called “Denied Justice” an “exceedingly thorough investigative reporting triumph" that makes an "enormous contribution to public service." They commended the series' "incredible depth" that touched everything from "decisions around anonymity to the scope of interviews, from expert sourcing to the wide range of angles explored." Originally published by the Star Tribune between July and December, 2018.
Resources for PTSD & Mental Health, Intimate Partner Violence
When domestic violence causes the death of one or both of the people in a relationship, the local media spotlight usually picks up the tragedy. But the reporting usually reveals little about the painful history that preceded the violence.
Debra McKinney documents the spirited growth of three women as they transcend the tragedies of incest that haunted their lives. Originally published in the Anchorage Daily News on June 6, 1993.
An uplifting yet realistic account of a victim and his loved ones struggling to recover after random violence. Originally published in the Cheboygan Daily Tribune from April 20, 1993, to April 23, 1993.