Author : Frederick Reese
Frederick Reese About Frederick Reese
Frederick Reese is lead staff writer for Mint Press specializing in race, poverty, congressional oversight and technology. An award winning data journalist and creative writer for over 15 years, Frederick has written about and worked for social advocacy projects and personal awareness efforts. Frederick is a jack-of-all-trades, with work experience as a teacher, a pastry chef and a story writer. Frederick has publication credits with Yahoo!, B. Couleur, and more. A native New Yorker, Frederick graduated from Colgate University in 1999 and Johnson & Wales University in 2003. Frederick started his journalistic career writing for his university’s newspaper, “The Colgate Maroon-News,” before starting and heading his own magazine, “The Idealist.” Most recently, Frederick received a data journalism award from the International Center for Journalists for his minimum wage coverage for MintPress. Follow Frederick on Twitter: @frederickreese
San Bruno Pipeline Indictment Begs Safety Questions About The Nation’s Fuel Pipelines
San Bruno Pipeline Indictment Begs Safety Questions About The Nation’s Fuel Pipelines By
Top California regulators communicated often and enthusiastically with executives at Pacific Gas & Electric Co., even offering unsolicited advice on handling the media while they presided over a case to decide how much the utility
Federal Government Accused Of Withholding Evidence In Blackwater Trial
Federal Government Accused Of Withholding Evidence In Blackwater Trial By
U.S. Attorney says “a series of innocent oversights” resulted in the loss of evidence that would support assertions that the defendants were returning fire in Baghdad in 2007.
“Pay-To-Play” Threatens To Create An Attainment Gap In Youth Sports
“Pay-To-Play” Threatens To Create An Attainment Gap In Youth Sports By
Athletic participation is becoming too expensive for America’s poor -- a group already grappling with obesity and other health issues at higher rates than their wealthy peers.
Western Penn. Residents Request Fracking-Related Illness Probe
Western Penn. Residents Request Fracking-Related Illness Probe By
Scientists are asked to either prove or refute theories connecting a range of health problems with nearby fracking operations.
Botched Execution In Arizona: A Shot In The Arm For Debate On Capital Punishment
Botched Execution In Arizona: A Shot In The Arm For Debate On Capital Punishment By
The group throwing the biggest wrench into lethal injections is not who you think it is.
In Assigning Blame For MH17, Let’s Not Forget Iran Air Flight 655
In Assigning Blame For MH17, Let’s Not Forget Iran Air Flight 655 By
In considering Russia’s potential culpability, one must also be willing to accept the possibility that the tragedy of MH17 may be the result of unfortunate circumstances.
Conn. State’s Attorney Refuses Warrant For Assualt And Evidence Fabrication By Police Officer
Conn. State’s Attorney Refuses Warrant For Assualt And Evidence Fabrication By Police Officer By
The incident in Connecticut is yet another example of police around the country using unnecessary and excessive force in the course of making arrests.
A MintPress Analysis Of The Biases In Reporting On Gaza
A MintPress Analysis Of The Biases In Reporting On Gaza By
The bias in reporting on the Israel-Palestine conflict is swinging a different way than usual, but not necessarily because factual reporting has become a paramount concern.
Virginia’s Strict Ballot Access Laws In Question
Virginia’s Strict Ballot Access Laws In Question By
A legal challenge to Virginia’s ballot access law reflects concerns about the impartiality of the electoral system.
Report: Nearly Half Of All Federal Terror Cases Involve Federal Informants
Report: Nearly Half Of All Federal Terror Cases Involve Federal Informants By
“[M]any of these people would never have committed a crime if not for law enforcement encouraging, pressuring, and sometimes paying them to commit terrorist acts.”