The Center on Media, Crime and Justice at John Jay College (CMCJ) selected 27 journalists as Reporting Fellows for a special year-long project (2015-2016) aimed at strengthening reporting on solutions to the problem of violence in America. The fellowship program, sponsored by the Solutions Journalism Network, launched September 21, 2015 with a two-day symposium at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, entitled Reducing and Preventing Violence: Strengthening Reporting About What Works.
TCR at a Glance
October 9, 2015
A young Pennsylvania man’s story exposes shortcomings in our policies on when to commit mentally ill individuals who are dangers to...
new & notable October 8, 2015
Black men face greater obstacles and harsher penalties than other offenders as they move through the criminal justice system, researchers...
October 7, 2015
Connecticut has passed two key justice reform laws. But the debate isn’t over.
new & notable October 6, 2015
Girls and young women are increasingly ensnared by a juvenile justice system that traumatizes them instead of helping them, according to ...
q & a October 5, 2015
Rodney Roberts was locked up 17 years for a rape he never committed. He’s still looking for justice.
October 2, 2015
Crisis intervention training is now offered to police trainees in one New York State county. It’s already made a difference on the ...
October 1, 2015
Brooklyn’s “Begin Again” initiative is aimed at healing rifts between neighborhoods and authorities.