Hate Before, Hate Abroad

[NOTE: This was written a year ago, in the summer of 2018, while working on the News 21 reporting project “Hate in America”. The project produced digital stories, blog posts, and a full-length, awards (three at last count) winning documentary. This specific piece is published for the first time here.] In 1960 the United Nations’…

What exactly is a hate criminal?

[NOTE: This was written a year ago, in the summer of 2018, while working on the News 21 reporting project “Hate in America”. The project produced digital stories, blog posts, and a full-length, awards (three at last count) winning documentary. This specific piece is published for the first time here.] Phoenix, AZ 2018, by Danny…

Hate Doesn’t Unite

[NOTE: This was written a year ago, in the summer of 2018, while working on the News 21 reporting project “Hate in America”. The project produced digital stories, blog posts, and a full-length, awards (three at last count) winning documentary. This specific piece is published for the first time here.] Phoenix, AZ July 2018, by…

Urban Heat Islands

Super informative story here about urban heat issues, mini-satellite science, and climate change education. [Production and Camera credits, including video rough cut, motion graphics]

An Artist’s Visit to Forest Lawn

The yoga guru Paramahansa Yogananda is interred – his body is interred – at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California. While in Burbank for the artists’ reception at the Betsy Lueke Create Arts Center for a juried show of collage artists work – Dawn is one of the artists – we spent a couple…

“Hate in America” documentary wins RFK Journalism award

https://cronkite.asu.edu/news-and-events/news/cronkites-news21-wins-rfk-award-hate-america-project Last year, News 21 – the national yearly investigative reporting project from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism – spent seven and a half months researching, investigating, and documenting hate crime and hate groups in America. The first four months were spent at our respective schools – 40 students from around the country and…

How Our Lives Depend on Others’

Researchers study the regenerative powers of the gila monster, and the Catalyst team talks with folks who could benefit from such virtues. Camera and audio credit