Laura Amico raised money on Kickstarter to keep her Homicide Watch website in Washington, D.C., running when she became a Nieman-Berkman fellow at Harvard University two years ago to research how the Web could be applied to criminal justice journalism. The website catalogs every homicide in the capital. "This thing that I'd built from nothing really had a place in the community," Amico tells the Poynter Institute.
Now, Amico is becoming news editor . . .
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