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Stan Alcorn

Stan Alcorn

Reporter and Producer

Biography

Stan Alcorn is a reporter and producer for Reveal. He previously was a reporter for Marketplace, covering business and economic news – from debit card fees levied on the formerly incarcerated to the economic impact of Beyoncé's hair. He also has helped launch new shows at Marketplace and Slate, researched books by journalists at Time and CNBC, and reported for outlets including FiveThirtyEight, High Country News, Narratively, Digg, WNYC and NPR.

Articles

Criminal Justice

Trial and terror

President Donald Trump has used the threat of foreign-born terrorists to justify his travel ban – but since 9/11, nearly every terrorist attack in the U.S. has come from within. On this episode of Reveal, we investigate which domestic terror episodes get tracked and why.

Jun 24, 2017
The Trump Era

Up against the wall

This episode of Reveal explores the political, logistical and geographic barriers that could get in the way of President Donald Trump’s plan for a border wall.

Mar 4, 2017
Immigration

The deadliest route to the American dream

As the Trump administration moves forward with the president’s promised U.S.-Mexico border wall, questions persist about the effectiveness of immigration enforcement that has forced migrants into increasingly deadly terrain.

Mar 3, 2017
The Trump Era

Deadly waters

On this hour of Reveal, we explore shipyard safety and whether one of the newest warships in the Navy’s fleet is living up to expectations. We’ll also tell the story of one man’s unexplained disappearance on the high seas.

Feb 11, 2017