Archive for October, 2009

Upstate Girls: What Became of Collar City

By Digital Journalist Sunday, October 11th, 2009

© Brenda Ann Kenneally
Though Troy, N.Y., is still 80 percent white, black and Hispanic men moving into town from New York City have made working-class Troy a melting pot. Since the time of the Montagues and Capulets, romantic love can break old prejudices, and on a practical level many women see these street-wise young men as cash cows via the street drug trade–with the ability to make big, fast money that hometown boys working at the Walmart or local auto mechanic's labor for hours to earn.

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Inside North Korea

By Digital Journalist Sunday, October 11th, 2009

© Sean Gallagher Photography
A mural of 'Eternal Leader' Kim Il-Sung in central Pyongyang, North Korea, 2009.

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Truck Stop Serial Killers

By Digital Journalist Sunday, October 11th, 2009

© Mark Allen Johnson
I'm on a video assignment for TIME.COM dealing with serial murder and long-haul truckers preying on women alongside America’s roadways. Since 2004 the FBI has reported that over 500 victims have been attacked or gone missing.

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Away From Home

By Digital Journalist Sunday, October 11th, 2009

© Spencer Platt / 2009 Getty Images
Naib Naema Abde Mohamed, 14, displays wounds to her chest and stomach suffered when an Ethiopian shell hit her home in Mogadishu, Somalia, Aug. 21, 2009, in Dadaab, the world's biggest refugee complex in Dadaab, Kenya. Naib lost two brothers and her father in the fighting in 2008 and now lives with her mother in the Dadaab camp.

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