National rates of cocaine use have climbed in recent years, and the ubiquity of the highly potent synthetic opioid fentanyl has made the resurgence particularly deadly. We’ve summarized some of the latest research.
Michael Graczyk, who covered capital punishment for more than 35 years as a criminal justice reporter for the Associated Press, offers eight tips on covering capital punishment, death row inmates and executions.
Khalil Gibran Muhammad, professor of history, race and public policy at Harvard Kennedy School, offers journalists guidance on covering racism in America and explains why newsrooms should use the term "racist" more often.
A Wall Street Journal reporter discusses the newspaper's investigation into secret payoffs Donald Trump and his associates arranged to suppress sexual allegations from two women during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Alabama Media Group reporter Connor Sheets single-handedly revealed how a local sheriff had pocketed more than $2 million in municipal, state and federal funds meant to feed inmates in the county jail.