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Brian Epstein


Video: Block by block: Violence in Chicago

This week, an 8-year-old girl was killed by stray gunfire in Chicago. Need to Know traveled to some of the most dangerous parts of the city to find out what’s causing the violence there.


Video: Malnutrition, the silent epidemic

Need to Know, in partnership with the photo agency VII, travels to countries hard hit by childhood malnutrition. It’s a crisis that is being called a silent epidemic and it affects a staggering 195 million children around the world.

‘Starved for Attention’ takes a photojournalist’s eye to malnutrition

An estimated 195 million children worldwide suffer from the effects of malnutrition, according to Doctors Without Borders, with 90 percent of those children living in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Doctors Without Borders teamed with photojournalists from VII to explore these issues in a series of vivid images and interviews.


Video: The trouble in Juarez

Mexico has been mired in a bloody conflict with drug cartels. Need to Know traveled to the border to speak with Mexicans affected by the violence.


Times Square bomb, a view from Pakistan

We know that anti-Americanism runs deep in Pakistan. But how do Pakistanis feel about incidents like last week’s attempted car bombing in Times Square, carried out by a Pakistani-born American citizen with alleged ties to the Pakistani Taliban?