Chandra Johnson
Chandra Johnson is a Utah transplant who has covered the justice system, education, social services and politics. Originally from Montana, she graduated with a B.A. in journalism and history from the University of Montana in 2007. After six years in Taos, New Mexico, she relocated to Utah, where she eventually joined the team at The Deseret News as an enterprise reporter. She enjoys wide open spaces, gardening, good grammar, pottery and long walks in the library. Find her on Twitter @ChandraMJohnson. Email her at chjohnson@deseretnews.com.

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A UNICEF study has found that despite knowing the dangers, most teens think they're safe online.
Actress Leslie Jones left Twitter amid a flurry of racist attacks on her. After public outcry online, the platform finally banned a well-known troll believed to be encouraging the attacks.
The news industry is slowly making headway in unraveling how social media fits into its overall mission.
A new study from media company Xfinity found that many American couples report that watching TV together strengthened their relationship. That may be more true than many realize.
Not so long ago it was predicted that access to the internet and the popularity of e-books would shutter most public libraries. But these public institutions are showing remarkable staying power.
Black media organizations like Jet and Ebony Magazines are cracking under the pressure of a cutthroat news industry, but the cost of losing them is greater than the demise of the average news outlet.
Citizens and journalists alike now rely on witness footage to parse together the facts of police brutality events. But does watching them traumatize viewers?
A new study from the New England Journal of Medicine documented two cases of what doctors are calling "smartphone blindness."
Pew Research Center reported that nearly 40 percent of Americans now get their news online. That could be a problem.
Marvel Comics has earned praise from critics and legions of fans for its attempts to introduce gender and racial diversity into its most beloved franchises. Now fans want the company itself to step up.