David Trilling was a staff writer from 2016 to 2018. He came to Journalist’s Resource from Columbia Business School, where he was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow. David worked for 10 years in the former Soviet Union and Middle East, most recently as The Economist‘s Central Asia correspondent and as an editor at EurasiaNet.org. He has written for Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The Nation, The Guardian and other publications. His photographs have appeared in dozens of periodicals and can be viewed on his website: davidtrilling.com. Twitter: @dtrilling.
Criminologist Adam Lankford has found that mass shooters and suicide bombers are looking for fame. In an interview with JR, he asks journalists not to honor them, not to publish their names and pictures.
Imagine a storm like Hurricane Sandy hitting New York every five years. Under new climate models outlined in a prestigious scientific journal, the storms are likely to get much worse and hit much more often.
The United States produces over 1 million barrels of ethanol a day, mostly from corn, to be mixed into gasoline. But is it cleaner? And are the government’s economic incentives having intended consequences? We review the research.