Stories That Matter
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Stories That Matter: How Time Released a BIPOC-Led Issue With Journalists Covering Their Own Communities
A conversation with Lucy Feldman, the lead editor of a first-of-its-kind magazine issue, and Sanya Mansoor.
Dec 7, 2021
Stories That Matter: How ProPublica's Cezary Podkul Shed Light on Massive Unemployment Claims Fraud Nationwide
While out-of-work Americans battled outdated unemployment insurance systems to file legitimate claims during the pandemic, scammers were cashing in.
Dec 2, 2021
Stories That Matter: How Journalists Teamed Up to Investigate a Mega-Dairy Affecting Communities 1,500 Miles Apart
Agricultural consolidation is shrinking margins and pushing small farmers out of business all while creating new environmental concerns.
Nov 30, 2021
Stories That Matter: How a Local Writer Built a Resource for Parents of Color Navigating Seattle's Gifted Program
Jasmine M. Pulido and the South Seattle Emerald, a non-profit digital news outlet, navigate educational equity on a human scale.
Nov 16, 2021
Stories That Matter: How Serena Daniari Is Highlighting Trans Pandemic Triumphs
Daniari's work at Condé Nast's Them is centered around her community, and proving that reporting on what you know firsthand is an undeniable strength.
Oct 28, 2021
Stories That Matter: Tracing Conflict Minerals in Africa
The energy revolution has a dark side in Africa, which Tesla, Apple, and other harbingers of the plugged-in future must contend with. Nicolas Niarchos…
Oct 26, 2021
Stories That Matter: How Hunter Harris Wrangled the Ensemble Cast of Fall's Biggest Show
Or how to write about TV shows without accidentally leaking spoilers.
Oct 12, 2021
Stories that Matter: How The Washington Post Magazine Revealed the Link Between 9/11 and Dementia
Patrick Hruby discovered that a disproportionate number of 9/11 first responders are suffering in mid-life from cognitive disorders usually seen in old…
Sep 21, 2021
Stories That Matter: How Exit News Exposed Albanian Politicians Manipulating Public Opinion Through Facebook
In the face of declining media freedom in the country, Alice Taylor reveals how the ruling party is systematically weaponizing social media to influence…
Sep 14, 2021
Stories That Matter: How Health Reporter Helen Branswell Introduced Us to the Threat of COVID-19
With experience from reporting on the 2003 SARS outbreak, STAT's senior writer saw what COVID might become well before the U.S. reported its first…
Sep 7, 2021
Stories That Matter: How High Country News Exposed the Dark Origin Stories of Some of Our Greatest Universities
A team of journalists and scholars was able to draw a direct line between the taking of Indigenous land and the founding of some of America's…
Aug 31, 2021
Stories That Matter: How The New York Times Magazine Busted the GMO Myth
Jennifer Kahn digs into the reasons underlying our fear of such products, and describes their enormous potential.
Aug 24, 2021
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