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 video of a Barbie ad went viral online when a little boy was included as one of three kids playing with the doll. Despite praise for Mattel, the toy brand actually isn't behind the decision.
Can something as simple as being more grateful really change someone's life? Scientists and researchers with the John Templeton Foundation and UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center say yes.
Technology is more rooted in parenting than ever. Since making its "no screens before age 2" recommendation in 2011, the American Academy of Pediatrics finally has the science it needs to update its policies.
Critics say the media hasn't covered Beirut terrorist bombings in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks this week, although they did.
Facebook has long been theorized to cause depression and "fear of missing out" (FOMO). Now there's a new network that can prey on users' self-esteem: Instagram.
The University of Missouri protesters' ousting of media coverage on campus is a symptom of a wider distrust of the news media.
Declaring the patch of University of Missouri campus where protestors were camping a "no-media safe space," race protestors bullied a student photographer, sparking outrage in the news media and elsewhere.
Finances are often the source of stress, strife and even separation for many relationships and marriages. But the solution is simple, experts say: Clear communication about money while dating rather than after ...
There are countless apps that help people cheat on their spouses or significant others. Here are some that might help couples keep their bond strong.
Despite countless studies and articles about how lonely our phones make us, a new book suggests that devices make us seek connections when we need more solitude.