Lois Beckett, Pro Publica
Lois Beckett has been a reporter for ProPublica since 2011. She covers the intersection of data, technology and politics. She is a frequent guest on nationally syndicated TV and radio programs, including CNN Newsroom, NPR’s On Point, KQED’s Forum and WAMU’s Kojo Nnamdi Show, and also speaks about her reporting at conferences, most recently at the World Forum for Democracy in Strasbourg. With Olga Pierce and Jeff Larson, she won the 2011 Livingston Award for National Reporting, which honors outstanding achievement by journalists under the age of 35. She was also a finalist for a 2012 Livingston Award. Before joining ProPublica, she covered innovation in the news industry for the SF Weekly and the Nieman Journalism Lab.
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Saturday, August 16, 2014
Six Days in Ferguson: Voices from the Protests
On Saturday afternoon, a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri shot and killed an unarmed black teenager, 18-year-old Michael Brown. The killing sparked immediate protests in Ferguson which was followed by a heavily militarized police response that drew national condemnation. Here is a day-by-day...