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Professor James Alan Fox’s Mass Killing database wins EPPY Award for excellence in digital journalism

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James Alan Fox, Lipman Family Professor of Criminology, Law, and Public Policy at Northeastern University, teamed up with USA TODAY and the Associated Press to launch the Mass Killing database – a public facing website that uses interactive graphics and visuals to break down data on incidences of mass killing in the United States.

The database recently received an EPPY award from Editor and Publisher, honoring excellence in digital news publishing. The database earned first place for best community service project/reporting. 

Learn more about the Mass Killing Database here.

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