Reporter @phillydotcom covering issues of race, gender, sexuality, inequality (in print: @PhillyInquirer). Tips: mboren@phillynews.com. Proud @SyracuseU alumnus

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Michael covers social justice and issues of discrimination, race, and gender in the Philadelphia area. He previously covered crime and police in South Jersey.

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@borenmc — 2,360 followers, 11,728 tweets

Nov 22, 2017

.@GOP asked: “Are you concerned by the potential spread of Sharia Law?” Here, we explain what Sharia is — and what it's not. https://t.co/5aK3TxCKHH https://t.co/8Nx7rFlRiA

Nov 22, 2017

RT @CAIRNational: #CAIR: #GOP asks if you're concerned about Sharia law. A Temple professor weighs in. The question was criticized...  http://fb.me/E3RcaMCk 

Nov 22, 2017

@RoigFranzia I love that they still wrote, "Happy Thanksgiving."

Nov 22, 2017

What will it take for Philadelphia to care about its teenagers getting killed? Pretty much exactly what @NotesFromHeL says here. And for that, we should be ashamed. https://t.co/mRtJr0o3I0 https://t.co/8RBm8Ho5EI

Nov 22, 2017

@GOP @CAIRNational Anti-Sharia marches unfolded across the nation in June. Critics say the fears are misplaced: “There isn’t any movement to establish the Sharia over other non-Muslim people.” https://t.co/v2vSPDkAbG https://t.co/eZ5nmHkqCx

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Awards

Finalist for in-depth reporting

2012 - In-depth reporting
Gannett's third-quarter Awards of Excellence; finalist for in-depth reporting category: For a moving piece on the devastating impact heroin has had on families and small towns in Indiana. Judges said: "Reporter Michael Boren did a masterful job of weaving together details about the tragic death of 18-year-old Cierra Adams, and how heroin has changed life for many in small towns across the Hoosier state. The video accompanying the story was dramatic and well done."