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A revealing profile of a family that defied their faith’s edict on home schooling

September 14, 2023

"You keep showing up, you keep watching and listening, and you hope that you observe something interesting." ~ Peter Jamison, Washington Post

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How a reporter documented the failure of “failure-to-protect” laws

July 19, 2023

Samantha Michaels of Mother Jones followed the story of a woman given harsher punishment than the man who abused her daughter — and her

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A collaboration through nine months, 14,000 words, 36 chapters and a “leap of faith”

July 14, 2023

‘We were taking a big leap of faith and trusting readers to be able to figure it out themselves,’ says investigative reporter Raquel Rutledge

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When a migrant story trail goes cold, fresh reporting finds a deeper truth

July 6, 2023

British journalist Samira Shackle likes to revisit incomplete social-issues news that is hyped, spun and incomplete to learn what really happened

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Finding the “bigger and higher purpose” to cover transgender issues and suicide

June 15, 2023

William Wan of The Washington Post wove a braided profile a state lawmaker and her late son in their battle against anti-trans laws

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Reconstructing a murky maze of blame

June 1, 2023

Lauren Smiley of Wired spent four years tracking the first pedestrian fatality involving a bicyclist, Uber and a self-driving car

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When a reporter is slain, another picks up the story

May 24, 2023

The Washington Post sent Lizzie Johnson to Las Vegas to continue an investigation started by Review-Journal reporter Jeff German

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‘Good versus good’ stories that unravel complex societal problems

March 10, 2023

New Yorker writer Nathan Heller follows a year of change in one San Francisco high school in which there was no clear right or wrong

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Reconstructing a fractured life and broken system

March 2, 2023

L.A. Times reporter Thomas Curwen traced the life of one schizophrenia sufferer to tell a bigger story of society's challenges with mental health

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Jon Mooallem’s narrative on the Camp Fire: “The value is in the telling”

February 16, 2023

The experienced author and magazine writer takes on the aftermath of California's biggest wildfire with insecurity and empathy

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Spending time to report a meditation on the long tail of grief

January 26, 2023

A team from The New York Times immersed itself in Uvalde, Texas, after the "media horde" left and showed the fuller horror of a mass shooting

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A profile of a single mom trying to raise a “good man” balances transparency and privacy

January 19, 2023

Jose A. Del Real delivers a range of straightforward but sensitive stories in The Washington Post series about "Masculinity in America"