Topic: “Open records”

Posted in Behind the News

Digital storytelling takes readers inside death chamber

, by Lauren Easton

In a memo to staff, Deep South News Editor Jim Van Anglen recounted how a reporter worked with an interactive editor and producer to go beyond traditional coverage of executions in the U.S., taking people inside Georgia’s execution chamber to hear the inmates’ last words:

Posted in Behind the News

Reporter persists through legal labyrinth to produce ‘affluenza’ family portrait

, by Paul Colford

A staff memo by Vice President-U.S. News Brian Carovillano describes the obstacles that an investigative reporter overcame to produce “a document-driven, explanatory piece that added key context to a story that had been a focus of saturation coverage”: