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Disrupting Disinformation

Combating the Infodemic

Published On: December 7, 2022

We're spending the year investigating the sources and effects of disinformation that have undermined our trust in each other and democracy. and exploring what we can do to fight back.

Hailey Trejo and Erik Makic take photos at a basketball game
Entitled to Equality

Our Staff

Published On: May 3, 2022

Meet the team behind the Entitled to Equality news reporting project at Syracuse University's Newhouse School.

VR student Sonny Cirasuolo visited the Surge Laboratory in Geneva on March 1, 2020.
High Stakes

About This Project

Published On: April 20, 2020

A student-driven reporting project at Newhouse School of Syracuse University takes a deep and broad look at marijuana in New York as the state's drug laws remain in flux.

Akwesasne: Foot in two worlds

The First

Published On: May 31, 2019

Long before Europeans came to North America, the Mohawks lived and thrived on the land that now forms the border between northern New York and Canada. That border now splits the Mohawk Nation territory of Akwesasne in two.

Canadian border patrol confront migrants from Cameroon and Uganda as they cross the border at Roxham Road with their luggage on March 1.

Border Crossing

Published On: May 30, 2019

While the Southern border has made headlines, the border to the north is nearly as active, with millions of crossings a year, smuggling, trade disputes and asylum seekers heading both north into Canada and south into the United States in search of a better life.

Borderlines: Bucket collecting maple tree sap

Working Life

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Canada and the United States seem similar at first glance, so is life in the two countries really that much different? For dairy farmers, maple syrup producers and marijuana entrepreneurs, the answer is most certainly “yes.”

The Blue Church in Prescott, Ontario

Living Past

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Border residents reflect on how the past continues to shape their hometowns, from the urban renewal that seeks to revive tourism in the Niagara Falls region to the “river rats” who smuggled alcohol across the Saint Lawrence during prohibition.

About Borderlines: Reporters and photographers at the Blue Church in Ontario

About Borderlines

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Dozens of Newhouse School students deployed to New York’s border with Canada to report stories about the people, cultures, businesses and landscapes at the edge of two nations.