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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

Inequality

Captain Boycott

Before there were boycotts, there was Captain Boycott. Meet the man who gave a name to a new kind of protest.

Apr 4, 2019

The right to boycott

We look at where an Israel boycott clause in employment contracts comes from and weigh it against the First Amendment right to free speech.

Mar 30, 2019

Monumental lies

The Civil War ended more than 150 years ago, but the Confederacy didn’t die with it. Monuments, shrines and museums are present in the South.

Dec 8, 2018
Climate Change

The tide is high

Reveal investigates government policies that let people build in harm’s way, make it difficult to move them to safety and fail to tally the dead.

Jan 6, 2018