Archives for May, 2014
Posted: May 29, 2014 | Tags: immigration
Former Workshop intern Samantha Sunne writes today about the chronic under-funding of public defenders'offices around the country. This is the last in a series of stories by NPR reporters on court fees charged to defendants even when they can't pay. Sunne did her preliminary research while working for us one summer while she was an undergrad at the University of Missouri.
Catherine Rentz has been reporting in Texas for us for an upcoming immigration story. While there, she learned about a musicians' movement pushing for less border control in a remote area of West Texas. Several crossings were ...
Posted: May 16, 2014 | Tags: climate change
The Workshop's senior producer, Margaret Ebrahim, produced two stories for the "Years of Living Dangerously" series on climate change, and they air at 8 p.m. May 19 on Showtime. Here's a preview and more behind-the-scenes coverage.
Additional stories, science information and educational tools are available on the "Years" site and the Workshop's.