Clips of the Week
Forget about the dog days of summer – our reporters are finding news from near and far. Check out some of our latest links:
•Jessica Glazer, working for the Philadelphia Daily News, reported on a lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage.
•Erin Brodwin worked on a Popular Science gallery of the 10 worst places to live in the universe. Angela Johnson, meanwhile, put together a CNNMoney gallery of the world’s 10 most expensive cities. New York didn’t make either list.
•Ann Marie Awad filed a report on Pennsylvania’s stand your ground law for Philadelphia’s WHYY radio.
•Matt Surrusco interviewed a Palestinian rights advocate for +972 magazine.
•Amanda Dingyuan Hou, working for NBC Local Integrated Media, wrote about a study that suggests aspirin can lessen the risk of colon cancer.
•Rachel Bryson-Brockmann, working for the Daily News, wrote about a company that tries to put a little art in bachelorette parties.
•Casey Cipriani interviewed actor-director John Slattery for IndieWire.
•Chris Dell wrote about the Bollitieri Tennis Academy of Bradenton, FL for Morning Calm magazine. His story — in English and Korean – can be found on pages 72 to 77 (click “Cover” on the top left, go to “Culture,” then click “World Academies”).
•Andrew Welsch interviewed Indiegogo cofounder Danae Ringelmann for The Montreal Gazette.
•Danielle Valente, working for Newsday, wrote about Rolling Stone’s controversial cover featuring Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
•Gabrielle Sierra, working for Gothamist, covered a demonstration outside Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes’ office.
•Sophia Rosenbaum shared a byline with NBC News’ Pete Williams on this story about North Dakota’s new abortion law.
•Maya Rajamani chronicled tenant complaints against a Bronx landlord in a story for the Mott Haven Herald.
•Heather Martino wrote an article about growing obesity rates for Wellesley Patch. Alumni Carla Astudillo and Martin Burch worked on the interactive graphic that drives the story.
• Craig Giammona teamed with Prof. Daryl Khan and alumni Sarah Amandolare, Lindsay Armstrong and Christine Streich on a local reaction piece to the Zimmerman verdict.
Speaking of our alumni, here are a couple of offerings from our Alumni Corner:
•Dale Eisinger reported on the violent end of the Big Snow Buffalo Lodge for The Village Voice.
•Nathan Frandino worked on this New York Times video about Hillary Clinton.
Congrats to all – and keep ‘em coming!