Despite being released from prison, a large online contingent still believes a trio of Arkansas men are responsible for the slaying of three young children. Uncommon Journalism speaks with two prominent "non-believers" who feel the subjects of "Paradise Lost" and "West of Memphis" remain guilty of cold-blooded murder.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Like Kerouac and the Beats before him, Books & Shovels founder Jeremiah Walton finds himself on the road to spread an avant-garde, counter-cultural message. But are the masses ready for this indie wunderkind, and much more importantly, will he have enough money for gas?
Jeremiah Walton, the 19-year-old busker, is taking his countercultural poetry all over the United States. (Photograph courtesy of "Capt'n" Lynn Thornton.)
Sunday, June 22, 2014
A new study gives parents more reasons to be concerned about their children’s online safety. Uncommon Journalism speaks with an Internet safety expert on the best ways to protect teens and adolescents in cyberspace.
Sunday, June 15, 2014
Uncommon Journalism speaks with a representative of the Foundation for Critical Thinking about the controversial education standards.
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Uncommon Journalism speaks to several Men’s Rights Activists about the controversial movement, and why they believe they are being grossly misrepresented and misinterpreted by the media at large.
Sunday, June 1, 2014
In the wake of Elliot Rodger’s rampage, researchers speak with Uncommon Journalism about the possible links between autism spectrum disorders and murderous behavior.
|Mass murderer Elliot Rodger was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome at a very young age. According to a new report, individuals with similar neurodevelopmental disorders may make up a considerable minority of the total mass killer population.|
Sunday, May 25, 2014
In rural Georgia, a woman speaks about the difficulties of accessing mental healthcare and why improved services could be a matter of life or death for those in need of treatment.
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Citing numerous OSHA violations, the Southern Poverty Law Center is urging the U.S. Department of Labor to investigate the practices of a Deep South chicken processing plant.
Sunday, May 11, 2014
With the release of her debut memoir, Marybeth Zeman speaks to Uncommon Journalism about her quest to change the nation’s juvenile justice system “one book at a time”
Sunday, May 4, 2014
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Of the people, by the people, for the people? Researchers at Northwestern and Princeton question the impact -- and even the existence -- of populism as a force in modern U.S. politics.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Researchers at Yale and Cornell explore the intriguing marketing psychology behind children’s breakfast cereals.
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Sunday, March 23, 2014
As a teen, Michael Anderson experienced horrific abuse at the hands of an infamous south Florida reform school. Now in his 60s, he tells his story of immense suffering -- and redemption -- to Uncommon Journalism.
Sunday, March 16, 2014
A new report from the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty takes a look at encampments, current state and federal legislation and the possible international remedies to inadequate and unaffordable housing.
Sunday, March 9, 2014
|Now on the verge of his 20s, a young man who spent time at an Atlanta detention center recalls his experiences, and how they have impacted him as a fledgling adult.|
Photograph courtesy of Ric Frye.
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Dropped telephone calls, delayed letters and a less than user-friendly automated system have many families in the Peach State outraged. Uncommon Journalism speaks to several people that have reported difficulties with the new statewide system, and what they believe DFCS officials should do to rectify the agency’s problems.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
According to a new report, sites specializing in illegal content distribution are generating astounding ad revenues, with many brand name advertisers cropping up on Torrent portal sites and DDL indexes. Uncommon Journalism speaks with several experts and analysts about how primary brand advertising has turned online content theft into big business, and what possible legal ramifications may await advertisers themselves.
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Georgia was better prepared for second slate of abnormally intense winter weather, but residents still say the state has much to improve regarding emergency preparedness and responses.
Sunday, February 9, 2014
A component of Georgia’s recently retooled juvenile code has some in the state concerned. Will HB 242 provisions place additional stress on Georgia’s foster care system?
Sunday, February 2, 2014
Across the nation, extracurricular programming seeks to better prepare youth for tougher testing. Uncommon Journalism takes a look at three innovative out-of-school time operations that are prepping students for more rigorous requirements.
Sunday, January 26, 2014
|Uncommon Journalism speaks with the lead author of a recently published study which shines a new, startling light on the demographics of arrests in America. |
Photograph courtesy of the Florida Memory Project
Sunday, January 19, 2014
The international bestselling author discusses the dynamics of student harassment, with an emphasis on children with autism spectrum disorders.
Sunday, January 12, 2014
According to researchers, habitual users of America’s favorite illicit drug may also be at-risk for memory loss and other brain abnormalities.
Sunday, January 5, 2014
Across numerous social domains, a recent study reveals high levels of functioning impediments among former juvenile detention residents.