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SPECIAL REPORT – Leaded gas: A toxic tale

By Katie Brigham, Matthew Hansen and Vjeran Pavic | 9 Jun 2014

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For the past two quarters, students in Stanford’s Graduate Program in Journalism have been working with a team of faculty advisors, reporters and programmers to adapt a long-form investigative story into a new digital story format.

“Leaded Gas: A Toxic Tale” is an adaptation of an award-winning print article that tells the story of how major corporate interests turned a blind eye to health risks from leaded gasoline from the 1920s through the 1980s. As a result, lead poisoned workers, contaminated the environment and adversely affected the health of people around the world.

CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW to learn more about the collaborative digital storytelling project.

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Produced in coordination with the Revs Program at Stanford.

 

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