Meg Martin is PublicInsightNetwork.org's associate editor. She joined the PIN crew in St. Paul, Minn., after five years in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Roanoke, Va., where she led the online/multimedia team at the Roanoke Times newspaper. She spent two years before that in St. Petersburg, Fla., at The Poynter Institute - first as a summer writing fellow and later as a fellow and editor at Poynter Online - but she'll always be a Pittsburgher at heart.
Parents are finding ways to integrate their childhood traditions with those of their friends, neighbors and communities to create a wholly American Ramadan for their kids: one that reflects the cultures, tastes and melding of experiences within their own lives.
Parents are making some tough choices about whether to let their kids participate in sports. And there are no set rules about how young is too young to play contact sports, what kind of game play is too dangerous, or how many concussions are too many.
Because of a rapid increase in the need for medical interpreters and no comprehensive national legislation on interpreters or oversight of the work, health care providers are not always willing or able to meet the need.
We asked about people’s experiences with bullying. The voices we heard told a collective story of bullying as a universal: among siblings, in the classroom, at the office; consciously and unconsciously; through passive silence and aggressive participation.
We asked about people's experiences with bullying. The voices we heard told a collective story of bullying as a universal: among siblings, in the classroom, at the office; consciously and unconsciously; through passive silence and aggressive participation.
We’re now past the presidential primary season, where a wide field of contenders forced the diversity of the Republican Party into the spotlight, at a time when Democratic energies are united behind the party incumbent. One might say the spotlight has created something of a ‘conservative moment’ in America. This interactive timeline of political and... Read more »
Recent college grads have entered the workforce at a time of high unemployment and few professional jobs. How will the Affordable Care Act affect those who remain on their parents' health insurance through the middle of their 20s?
More than half of the 14,000 active service members from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have been deployed to Iraq in the last ten years. Due to President Obama declaring the end of the Iraq war, some of those servicemen and -women will return home around the new year. WNYC is collecting stories about... Read more »