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Navigating ethics, culture and safety to immerse in immigration and Covid

July 8, 2020

Pulitzer Prize winner Hannah Dreier writes an "unusually quiet story" that presented challenges of access, health risks and structure

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Can deep reporting answer the ultimate coronavirus question: How will it end?

April 21, 2020

Atlantic staff writer Ed Yong pulled threads of science, politics, economics and psychology to chart the path to an unknown future

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A religion reporter profiles a charismatic community drawn to a “miracle Bible”

April 14, 2020

Slate's Ruth Graham leans on local newspaper reports, expertise in religion coverage and a history in the evangelical church to write oil, faith and politics

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Writing the character, contradictions and soul of a place

March 24, 2020

Dan Zak of the Washington Post toured 800 miles of Iowa in five days to explore the real place behind the political headlines and cultural cliches

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A war correspondent and mom faces new fears in the early days of coronavirus

March 17, 2020

Singapore-based freelancer Megan Stack uses journaling, texts and personal experience in a New Yorker essay about our collective social anxiety

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The chronic pain of runaway medical debt

December 24, 2019

An investigative narrative exposes a system where the bounty hunter rules

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From basketball stardom to rosary beads

December 10, 2019

Twenty-five years after a college athlete keeps a promise to God, ESPN follows up with a rare story from inside a cloistered convent

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The 1619 project: Tracing steps backwards to find a way forward

November 26, 2019

How a USA Today team helped a woman search her ancestral roots in Angola, home to the first Africans sold into slavery in what would become the U.S.

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Is it real? Or is it Instagram?

November 12, 2019

What's behind the veneer of a social media superstar? A conflicted writer goes to Australia to probe a influencer life that seems too perfect to be true

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When gun violence visits, a workaday mayor — and hard-working journalist — respond

September 18, 2019

The New Yorker's Paige Williams rejects the limits of "parachute" journalism to deliver immersion reporting on deadline

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Exposing what the police and courts wouldn’t — and what society owes in return

September 10, 2019

Haunted by youthful memories of claims of rape, a opinion writer goes home to seek the truth and expose the moral “rot” of shaming the victim

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Chasing ghosts that will forever haunt

August 27, 2019

"Ghosts of Highway 20:" Through serendipity, creativity and care, a newspaper in Oregon finds answers 40 years after police and courts failed