FROM Tom Detzel
Congress Presses for Missing War Records The history of wars and the benefits for those who fight them depend on field records: after-action write-ups, intelligence reports and day to day accounts of what happened. Now Congressmen of both parties want Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to explain why so many are missing. Their request is based on a report by the Seattle Times and Pro-Publica , where Tom Detzel is Senior Editor.
Fear and Bias in the Criminal Justice System How often do police officers in American cities use deadly force against black men? When killings are justified, what’s the official reason? We look for the answers to those and other questions raised by recent police killings that have sparked widespread outrage against racism in the justice system.
Reporting on Rape A Rolling Stone magazine story about rape on campus led the University of Virginia to suspend fraternities. Since then, the article has become a sensation as much for what it got wrong as for what it reported. How should “sexual misconduct” be defined by journalists, college administrators and the law?