Campaign of Fear
An examination of the terroristic threats facing America's election workers
Trump aide set up meeting where election worker was pressured
Publicist pressed Georgia election worker to confess to bogus fraud charges
Two election workers break silence after enduring Trump backers' threats
Pro-Trump news site targets election workers, inspiring wave of menace
Inside Trump’s campaign to demonize two Georgia election workers
At its center were two masterminds: a clerical worker in a county election office, and her mom, who had taken a temporary job to help count ballots. The alleged plot: Wandrea “Shaye” Moss and mother Ruby Freeman cheated Trump by pulling fake ballots from suitcases hidden under tables at a ballot-counting center. In early December, the campaig
Reuters unmasks Trump supporters terrifying U.S. election officials
Threatened U.S. election workers get little help from law enforcement
Discussing the threats
Jason talks with Rachel Maddow about Reuters' reporting on threats against election officials around the United States.
How a former leftie fell into the pro-Trump conspiracy rabbit hole
As more women fill America’s jails, medical tragedies mount
Mass release of U.S. inmates sets up test of 'decarceration' movement
As U.S. jails outsource health care, inmate deaths rise
Why 4,998 died in U.S. jails before their day in court
Recognition for Dying Inside
Dying Inside was honored with several awards, including the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award in the criminal justice category and the Brechner Freedom of Information Award for investigative reporting. The work was also part of an "American Injustice" package of Reuters stories exploring criminal justice issues in 2020 that was recognized with a Sigma Delta Chi award from the Society of Professional Journalists, an American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award, and a Deadline Cub award.
Shock Tactics: Why “higher risk” human targets get stunned with Tasers
Ohio politicians call for inquiry into jail stun-gun abuses cited by Reuters
Exclusive: U.N. watchdogs call for probe of Taser assaults in jails
Shock Tactics: Inmate deaths reveal “torturous” use of Tasers
Shock Tactics: Taser inserts itself in probes involving its stun guns
Shock Tactics: As Taser warns of risks, cities bear a burden in court
Shock Tactics: A 911 call, a Taser shot and the toll of stun guns
Shock Tactics: Taser Tracker
The team behind "Shock Tactics" -- which included Jason along with Peter Eisler, Tim Reid, Lisa Girion, Grant Smith, Linda So and Charles Levinson --was honored with an Edgar A. Poe Memorial Award by the White House Correspondents Association, the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi award, a Deadline Club award, and the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) Best in Business award.
The War on the Rohingyas
Thailand secretly dumps Myanmar refugees into trafficking rings
dumping Myanmar refugees into human trafficking rings.
Thai authorities implicated in Rohingya Muslim smuggling network
In Myanmar, apartheid tactics against minority Muslims
Buddhist majority in troubled areas of a country in transition.