New article: Reasons for Hope

I have a new article out — it’s the “end note” piece in the fall 2011 issue of Nieman Reports:

“Reasons for Hope Three journalists who report on the drug trade‚Äôs violence in the United States and Mexico compare notes during a peaceful pause.

Let me know what you think.


An officer books a suspect during a drug and gang sweep of California farm towns. Photo by Janjaap Dekker/