The Brown Institute is pleased to announce that the article Superpredator: The Media Myth That Demonized a Generation of Black Youth published by the Magic Grant Wolf Pack has received a General Excellence Award from the Society for News Design. The Superpredator article tracks the proliferation of the term Superpredator throughout media coverage in the 90’s and exposes its impacts on the juvenile justice system. Read the article at The Marshall Project.
The General Excellence Award is the news industry’s main award for how information is presented visually. Congratulations to the Wolf Pack team!
Article authors Carroll Bogert and LynNell Hancock are 2020-21 Magic Grant recipients. Additional research for the project was provided by Kio Herrera and Noya Kohavi.