Man bites dog? No. Dog stabs woman.

It is said that in the news industry the headline “Dog bites man” is a story that gets buried towards the back of the paper. However, if “Man bites dog” it is front-page news because it is an unexpected situation. Given that metric, a story like this ought to warrant a special-edition. From Celinda Haynes, […]

NAACP joins effort to reform NY “Gravity Knife” statute

The Village Voice writer Jon Campbell won the 2015 Knife Rights “Freedom’s Voice” award for his coverage of New York’s gravity knife statute. This ambiguous law used to unjustly harass and prosecute people who are carrying common folding knives. From the Village Voice: As a broad movement for reform has coalesced — involving, weirdly, both progressive […]