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 recent Canadian study found a correlation between social media use and what’s known as “the shallowing hypothesis” — that, as social media use has increased, Americans have become more...
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The media has been criticized for its coverage of mass shootings. One journalism school in Oregon wants to change that.
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What has changed since the inception of the awards and what some say needs to change.
Do direct-to-consumer ads address serious medical issues or merely drive demand for a growing industry worth billions?
Marvel comics tapped Ta-Nehisi Coates to write its new look at its first and most famous black superhero.
'Hamilton,' the Broadway musical about founding father and treasury secretary Alexander Hamilton, has been called a once-in-a-lifetime theater experience, but critics say the history it sings is a little tone-d...
Library use is in flux, according to a new Pew Research Center report. Here are some reasons why Americans need to keep libraries alive.