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Discrimination and segregation in America are nothing new. Measuring their effects on health,... more »
posted 10/31/18

Deidre McPhillips's Work

An apparent link between risky behavior and bias-related bullying tends to be stronger in California’s more segregated counties.
With deadlines looming, I was able to publish a feature-length story just a week after receiving data files with tens of millions of data points. Here's how I did it.
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Deidre McPhillips, a participant in the USC Center for Health Journalism's 2018 Data Fellowship. Other stories in this series include: