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
An About-face On Secrecy From Bush White House?
An About-face On Secrecy From Bush White House? By
Plans for the release of George W. Bush’s presidential papers show a streamlined process and tightened control over what is released.
Supreme Court Case Threatens Online Video, Cloud Computing Rules
Supreme Court Case Threatens Online Video, Cloud Computing Rules By
In a case addressing alleged copyright infringement on the part of “cord-cutters,” a Supreme Court decision could send ripples throughout the entire cloud computing industry.
Obama Admin. Indefinitely Delays Keystone XL Pipeline Decision
Obama Admin. Indefinitely Delays Keystone XL Pipeline Decision By
It’s election time again, so is it any coincidence that the White House has decided to postpone a decision on the contentious Keystone pipeline expansion?
CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou Denied Freedom Of Speech
CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou Denied Freedom Of Speech By
The limits put on John Kiriakou's freedom of speech is telling of how the United States treats its political prisoners.
France Moves To Ban GMO Corn Cultivation, Harvesting
France Moves To Ban GMO Corn Cultivation, Harvesting By
Amid debate over the safety and long-term effects of genetically-modified organisms, France takes a major step toward banning genetically-modified corn within its borders.
Seymour Hersh: Benghazi Attack A Consequence Of Weapons “Rat-Line” To Syria
Seymour Hersh: Benghazi Attack A Consequence Of Weapons “Rat-Line” To Syria By
A veteran journalist presents a damning timeline of the lead up to the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi and alarming details of how the U.S. was feeding weapons to Syria.
Police Struggle To Fight America’s Growing Heroin Epidemic
Police Struggle To Fight America’s Growing Heroin Epidemic By
Law enforcement agencies across the country lack the data they need to effectively address the nation’s heroin epidemic, but they may actually be the ones behind the data blackout.
Ariz. Vets In Battle Against Anti-Medical Marijuana Senator
Ariz. Vets In Battle Against Anti-Medical Marijuana Senator By
A long-stalled University of Arizona study on marijuana’s effects on PTSD patients is one step closer to proceeding now that a state senator has lifted her objection.
U.S. Postal Service Latest Government Agency To Purchase Large Quantity Of Ammunition
U.S. Postal Service Latest Government Agency To Purchase Large Quantity Of Ammunition By
After failing to pass stricter gun laws, has the federal government moved to create a shortage of arms and ammunition? Or, fearing stricter gun laws, did gun owners clear the shelves?
America’s Minority Children Face A Daunting Future
America’s Minority Children Face A Daunting Future By
Using a range of indicators to gauge a child’s potential for future success, a study paints an alarming picture of America’s future, especially for minority children.