The Best Poverty Journalism in 2014

In 2015, will recognize strong media coverage of poverty on an ongoing basis.  To get that effort started, here’s a look back at some of the best poverty journalism in 2014. These 20 stories and op-eds drew attention to critical but underreported issues, rebutted persistent myths, shed light on barriers to economic security and mobility, lifted up policy solutions, provided insightful commentary on media coverage of poverty, or even served as a catalyst for change.

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Rebecca Vallas
January 6, 2015
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Three of the 20 stories on this list of Best Poverty Journalism in 2014, compiled by‘s Rebecca Vallas, include civil legal aid as part of the solution.