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Tom Meagher is the managing editor for digital and data journalism. His reporting at The Marshall Project has been honored with a Data Journalism Award and the international Malofiej's first human rights special award. Under his editing, The Marshall Project has won the National Magazine Award for Best Website and the Online Journalism Award for General Excellence. A veteran reporter and editor, he previously led an interactive team for the Digital First Media newspaper chain and was the data editor at the Newark Star-Ledger. He got his start in journalism covering night cops for a small daily paper in Kansas.
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Coronavirus May 29
The Marshall Project is collecting data on COVID-19 infections in state and federal prisons. See how the virus has affected correctional facilities where you live.
Coronavirus May 28
Some prison systems aren’t collecting race data. Others won’t disclose it. Experts say these are big mistakes.
Coronavirus May 14
Fatal victims illuminate women’s unique problems in prison, and the all-too-common ways they get there in the first place.
Coronavirus April 24
A new Marshall Project effort has collected data on the prevalence of COVID-19 among prisoners and prison staff. Here's what we know after one month of reporting.
Commentary December 19, 2019
Catch up on probing investigations, moving documentaries and the new print magazine that made our year.
Feature July 13, 2018
But a haven for bail bondsmen is getting less friendly.
Q&A November 15, 2017
Is it rising or declining? Does it matter?
Analysis October 18, 2017
Recent court rulings and start-stop access to lethal drugs push numbers up this year.
News August 9, 2017
You can go to prison in Florida for a $300 crime, but it’s $2,500 in Wisconsin.
News July 18, 2017
A new study examines the lingering impact of war-on-crime policies.