Timeline: Reporters chronicle upshot of president’s disparaging remarks

Journalists, often the subject of the president’s ire, continue to chronicle how his rhetoric inspires divisiveness and even violence. Yet such efforts to vilify the press have not deterred many young people from studying the field. Here’s a look at the latest news detailing the difficulty of practicing journalism today. In his first public speech …

IRW partnership with The Washington Post leads to new hires

The Washington Post announced a new hire this week: Marisa Iati, who graduated this past summer from American University’s master’s program in journalism and public affairs. Iati was an outstanding student in a strong cohort who worked at IRW as an intern/graduate assistant and also was in the practicum at the Post. Other Post hires …

Ambulance with lights on

States take on Big Pharma

Nearly 250,000 people died because of opioid overdoses between 2010 and 2017. IRW and the Washington Post reported in May that the Trump administration has failed to allocate sufficient funds to fight the epidemic and has left crucial drug enforcement posts unfilled, despite declaring opioid addiction a public health emergency in 2017. While the federal …