Naomi Shavin
Reporter-Researcher

The Two Problems With Obama's Maternity Leave Shout-out
January 20, 2015

It was a good line, but it was just a line.

Do Veterans With PTSD Really Belong on Death Row?
January 15, 2015

Georgia just executed a Vietnam vet who murdered a police officer—but also suffered from untreated PTSD. 

Big Pharma Is Making Progress in Finding an Ebola Vaccine, But They May Be Fighting The Wrong Battle
January 09, 2015

Basic nursing care isn't as sexy as the race for a vaccine, but it's a lot more effective. 

Christmas Lights Are Ruining Your Health and the Environment
Celebrating the holidays shouldn't require light pollution
December 23, 2014

Celebrating the holidays shouldn't require light pollution.

Serial’s Greatest Strength Was Also Its Greatest Weakness
December 18, 2014

The show's format seemed innovative at first, but it ended up weighing it down. 

How to Curb Binge Drinking at U.S. Colleges: Sell Alcohol on Campus
The case for the college bar
December 16, 2014

The case for the college bar.

Our Memories Can't Be Trusted
The most troubling lesson from UVA, Ferguson, and Serial
December 09, 2014

The most troubling lesson from UVA, Ferguson, and Serial.

The Murder Plot Isn't the Most Captivating Part of 'Serial'
November 07, 2014

The podcast capitalizes on the awkwardness of reporting. 

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