Journalism in the Era of Disinformation Inaugural Fellowship Experience

“Two-thirds of Americans think fake news causes confusion. The other one-third said, 'Why are we talking about this when we’re being invaded by killer dolphins?'” -Conan O'Brien, 2016 When you hear fake news what do you think about? Is it lies in the media? Is it the confusion of random information being thrown around the … Continue reading Journalism in the Era of Disinformation Inaugural Fellowship Experience

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What’s life like in one of Baltimore’s most raided communities?

Baltimore's 21215 Zip code stands out in the city, but not for a good reason. It had the distinction of being the most raided area by the police department's SWAT unit in the 2013-14 fiscal year. And the residents of that area live daily with a few reminders of why — drug dealing, unsafe streets and murders. We visited the neighborhood to … Continue reading What’s life like in one of Baltimore’s most raided communities?