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Alexander Busansky
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Alexander Busansky, President of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD), served as a federal civil rights and state prosecutor and as counsel to Senator Russ Feingold on the Senate Judiciary Committee. For more information about NCCD and the Media for a Just Society Awards, visit

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We Need the Media for Real Social Change

(0) Comments | Posted October 15, 2014 | 3:37 PM

Just as the 24/7 news coverage of the aftermath of Michael Brown's tragic death in Ferguson, Missouri was, at long last, subsiding, came the awful news last week of another police-involved shooting of a young man just miles away from where Brown died.

The pain of Michael Brown's family, and...

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Media for a Just Society Awards

(0) Comments | Posted September 23, 2013 | 5:08 PM

Journalists bear enormous power to remedy social injustice. They speak on behalf of those who do not have a microphone, a platform, or a podium, telling the stories of people impacted by the social and cultural challenges that we do not want to face but desperately need to fix: People...

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