Type Investigations is pleased to announce the 2021 Ida B. Wells Fellows. The fellows are emerging and mid-career journalists working in a variety of media formats and outlets. The investigative journalist fellows will report on topics including labor exploitation, criminal justice, immigration asylum, and reproductive health care access.
Last summer, millions of people across the U.S. took to the streets in the wake of George Floyd’s murder. Type Investigations look back at some of our investigations into the police and the criminal justice system published in the year since the uprisings began.
This was the year that everyone discovered that caring is actually hard work.
By Type Fellow Sarah Jaffe for The Baffler
We are pleased to announce Lauren Neal and Bailey Martin as the two recipients of the 2021 Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties.
More than 100 students in seven years have signed “gang contracts” for a suspected gang affiliation.
By 2020-21 Ida B. Wells Fellow Irene Romulo for Injustice Watch and Cicero Independiente
Former Type Investigations Reporting Fellow Seth Freed Wessler won a 2021 Silver Gravel Award from the American Bar Association for an investigative magazine article about how a protest grew on the inside of a Georgia detention facility.
Hillary Brenhouse joins Bold Type Books on May 24th as the editorial director. Brenhouse was previously the editor-in-chief of Guernica Magazine, and editor of the Guardian’s “Antiracism and America” series.
Our analysis finds that many states are not meeting their legal obligations to make information accessible.
By Puffin Fellow Richard Salame for Slate
The issue of policing is central to the 2021 New York City mayor’s race, which comes amid a spike in gun violence and at a time when the role of the police is very much in question.
By 2021 Wayne Barrett Fellow Jarrett Murphy for City Limits