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Kelly Cohen
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a great read -- here's how cops have turned #baltimore into a surveillance state.
Privately-funded planes recording city residents from the sky, systematic racism, failed trials for killer cops—can policing get any worse in Baltimore?
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crime is declining — but somehow the prison population continues to grow.
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in which the NY Daily News found my tweet about #TimKaine at #DemsInPhilly good.

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He’s only just been named as Hillary Clinton’s VP pick, but Tim Kaine is already winning over Twitter.
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“every terrorist attack in the U.S. last year in which someone other than the perpetrator was killed involved guns.” 
The gunman who entered a gay nightclub in Orlando early Sunday — killing at least 49 people and injuring 53 others in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history — was “well-armed and well-…
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rikers island officer describes what a day is like for him at the jail.
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want to know what #facebook really thinks of journalists? here is what happened when it hired some. 
Depending on whom you ask, Facebook is either the savior or destroyer of journalism in our time. An estimated 600 million people see a news story on Facebook every week, and the social network’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has been transparent about his goal to monopolize digital news distribution. “When news is as fast as everything else on Facebook, people will naturally read a lot more news,” he said in a Q&A last year, adding that he wants Facebo...
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she famously said that women can’t have it all. now she realizes that no one can.
After her controversial Atlantic article, Anne-Marie Slaughter had a change of heart.
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here's what one civil rights group is saying about police body-worn camera programs. (hint: not good)
A civil rights coalition has found that police departments are not doing enough to protect citizens' civil rights and privacy as they implement the use of body-worn cameras. The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and technology analysis group Upturn released a scorecard Tuesday evaluating the civil rights safeguards of body-worn camera policies for 50 major city police departments. The scorecard found that no police department fully ...
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how did newspapers celebrate the historic nomination of #hillaryclinton at the #DNC? with pictures of bill!
She's the Democratic nominee, but apparently we're still defining her by her husband.
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“women who have acted to save their lives should not be punished by long prison sentences.” 
A progressive new bill in New York would give judges greater discretion when answering that question.
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76% of donald trump's tweets contain an exclamation point ! 
An in-depth look at the data behind Trump's Twitter account.
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love this story -- homeless man hands out resume instead of asking for money, gets a job
The website ArtLifting.com features the work of homeless and disabled artists. It's giving a new sense of life and purpose to artists whose work would likely have gone unnoticed.
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    Print & Digital News Journalism, 2009 - 2012
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