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Jonah Newman

Chicago, IL
Database Reporter, The Chicago Reporter
Covers:  race, poverty, inequality, public housing, police misconduct, criminal justice, Chicago

Data journalist @chicagoreporter. Formerly @chronicle @homicidewatch & @stltoday. @MedillSchool grad & native #Minnesotan. Use it for good, never for evil.

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I'm a data journalist at The Chicago Reporter. Previously, I've worked at The Chronicle of Higher Education, Homicide Watch D.C., the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the Jerusalem Post. My writing has also appeared in Thirty Two Magazine and Tablet Magazine.

My focus is on telling stories that invest...

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@jonahshai — 1,619 followers, 7,101 tweets

Jun 27, 2017

RT @PeterNickeas: Two POs, one detective. I wonder if anyone further up the chain-of-command that signed off on this shooting will fa…

Jun 27, 2017

@bechang8 OMG Y. Haha. I don't really have *such* strong feelings but, does a grocery store really need a mascot? Me thinks not.

Jun 27, 2017

@bechang8 Btw, that's the first twitter poll I've ever responded to, that's how strongly I feel about this.

Jun 27, 2017

"It doesn't buy books. It doesn't pay teachers' salaries. It's $70,000 a day that they might as well have burned in Daley Plaza."

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National Awards for Education Reporting

2013 - Data Journalism - Medium Newsroom
A story or series that features exceptional use of data gathering, analysis and/or data visualization produced by an independent print, online or broadcast journalism outlet.