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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 — 1,695 followers, 7,516 tweets

Nov 17, 2017

RT @ChipMitchell1: Now a #Chicago #police spokesman says a sergeant and six police officers who worked with Watts were put on desk dut…

Nov 17, 2017

RT @ChipMitchell1: The seven include Alvin Jones, promoted to sergeant 10 months AFTER feds busted Watts (his boss) & Mohammed (his te…

Nov 16, 2017

@mina_bloom_ I am! Wanted to go last weekend then saw it was marked as "permanently closed" on google maps. One of many "I miss @DNAinfoCHI" moments.

Nov 16, 2017

@AngelaTCR @madeleinebaran I've been listening to this recently, too! So riveting and so well reported.

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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.