CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CIVIL LIBERTIES
Reason: Why It's So Hard to Keep Bad Cops From Getting New Jobs (WINNER, 2017 Southern California Journalism Award for Best Political/Government Reporting)
Reason: The Disposable Life of a 20-Year-Old Confidential Informant (WINNER, 2016 Southern California Journalism Award for Best Investigative Documentary)
Reason: Sex, Spice, and Small-Town Texas Justice: The Purple Zone Raid (NOMINEE, 2015 Southern California Journalism Award for Best Investigative Documentary)
The Daily Beast: Cops Kill DREAMer’s Father After Hitting the Wrong House
The Week: Jeff Sessions is refighting the last drug war
The Week: Why Arkansas' execution controversy is a really big deal
Reason: Alabama Cops, Confederate Flags, Racism, and an Over-Eager Media
Reason: Cuban Internet Censorship is a Good Thing, According to The Nation
Reason: How Decades-Old Drug Offenses Kept Two Elected Officials Out of Office
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
The Daily Beast: Free-Speech True Believer Dave Rubin, the Top Talker of the ‘Intellectual Dark Web,’ Doesn’t Want to Talk About His Own Ideas
The Daily Beast: New Antifa Book: Only Bougie Wimps Oppose Left-Wing Violence Against Fascists
The Daily Beast: Why Antifa Nazi-Punching Is Just a Gift to the Right
The Week: Liberals' free speech amnesia
The Daily Beast: 'Free speech activists' turn into snowflakes at NYC rally
Vox: The free speech problem is real. It will ultimately hurt dissidents.
Vox: Fake news is bad. Attempts to ban it are worse.
Reason: Charlie Hebdo Massacre Reactions: 'I'm All for Free Speech and Murder is Wrong, But...'
POLITICS and ELECTIONS
New York Daily News: The disgusting media fawning over North Korea at the Olympics: Mike Pence is not Kim Yo-Jong
The Daily Beast: How Governments Use Terror To Expand Their Own Authority
Reason: Conservatives Really Want to Believe Hillary Clinton's Campaign Threatened a Comedy Club Owner
The Daily Beast: Kneeling Dishonors Veterans? What About Deporting Them?
Reason: Why 'Hamilton Electors,' Who Would Make Hillary Clinton President, Are as Dead as Their Namesake
Reason: Prominent Democrats Weigh In on Bernie Sanders Calling Hillary Clinton's 'Superpredator' Comment Racist
Reason: Utah Delegates Still Not Sold on Donald Trump, May Vote for Gary Johnson
SPORTS and CULTURE
The Daily Beast: Baseball's Steroid Era Hall of Famer
Real Clear Life: Does Major League Baseball Still Have a Drug Problem?
The Week: The Fraudulent Myth of Big Papi
New York Daily News: The football stadium lies that will not die
The Daily Beast: Michael Derrick Hudson Won Awards as Yi-Fen Chou. Then He Disappeared.
The Week: The Greatest Super Bowl Halftime Ever
Reason: The Baseball Commissioner Who Made Bush President
The Daily Beast: Was Robert Moses the Original Donald Trump?