Dan Glaun

Abrams Journalism Fellow, FRONTLINE/Columbia Journalism School Fellowships

is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School’s Stabile Center for Investigative Reporting, where he completed a master’s project on the under-reporting of domestic violence in Brooklyn religious communities. A Massachusetts native, he previously worked as a staff reporter for MassLive, covering criminal justice, government accountability and breaking news, and also served as a news assistant at The New York Times. He has won New England Newspaper and Press Association awards for crime, education and investigative reporting, and was awarded Columbia’s Louis Winnick Prize for student reporting on New York City. Glaun’s FRONTLINE/Columbia Journalism School fellowship is supported by the Abrams Foundation.

The Plastic Industry Is Growing During COVID. Recycling? Not So Much.
Unlike many sectors of the U.S. economy, plastic — an industry examined in the March 2020 documentary "Plastic Wars" — is increasing during COVID. But growth also means more waste in landfills.
February 17, 2021
Chinese Spam Network Aims to Discredit U.S. COVID Vaccine and Response, Report Finds
A pro-Chinese digital propaganda network is attempting to discredit a COVID-19 vaccine distributed in the U.S., a new report has found.
February 4, 2021
DOJ 'Cut Back' on Tools to Fix Policing, Inspector General Finds
The Department of Justice has failed to use its full powers to address police misconduct, according to a new report.
November 18, 2020
Threats to Election Officials Piled Up as President Trump Refused to Concede
A FRONTLINE review found examples of threats or acute security risks to election workers in Pennsylvania, Nevada, Arizona, Michigan and Georgia.
November 17, 2020
COVID-19 and the Most Litigated Presidential Election in Recent U.S. History: How the Lawsuits Break Down
A FRONTLINE analysis found that more than 400 election-related cases have been filed in the U.S. this year, making 2020 the most litigated presidential election in recent U.S. history — largely due to concerns involving COVID-19.
October 28, 2020
Amid George Floyd Protests, a Critical Question: Can the Feds Fix American Policing?
As millions of people rallied in the streets this summer demanding an end to police violence, more than a dozen cities were quietly working on their own police reform process — in conference rooms and court hearings.  
September 16, 2020
How ICE Data Undercounts COVID-19 Victims
Oscar Lopez Acosta died from COVID-19 shortly after his release from immigration detention. But if you look at ICE’s coronavirus statistics, you’d never know it happened.
August 11, 2020