One month after Mexican journalist Javier Valdez was assassinated outside his workplace, we asked seven journalists to reflect on his murder and the impact of violence and impunity on their work. Below, Donna DeCesare introduces pieces by Melissa del Bosque, Javier Garza, Michel Marizco, Maria Teresa Ronderos, Christopher Sherman and Marcela Turati. Scroll down for excerpts, and click to the right to read the full pieces.
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The Dart Center has announced the recipients of its first ever reporting fellowships on gun violence. The fellows will have up to nine months to work on projects in the Midwestern United States. Learn more about the eight fellows and their projects below.
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A homemade bomb was detonated outside of Manchester Arena on Monday night, killing 22 people and injuring 59 others. The Dart Center has resources and tips for journalists who are tasked with covering this tragedy.
Full video and edited transcript; "Gun Violence Through a Public Health Lens"; February 11, 2017.
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