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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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Much has been made of the general slowdown of movie ticket sales the last few years, but there's one unexpected safe bet still in Hollywood —scary movies.
From animated feel-good films to big-budget revamps, families have a lot to look forward to yet at the theater.
The division between the public's approval of an unconventional candidate and some of the media's efforts to marginalize him is dangerous for both the future of the American government and the media that cover ...
After bitter rifts in the sci-fi community over diversity in the genre, fans demanding that diversity in sci-fi be celebrated got a win when the Hugo Awards were announced.
For the public, the news media is the primary way to learn about new research on everything from the causes of cancer to best parenting practices. CNN just highlighted what happens when the media gets it wrong...
A New York Times article alleges, among other things, that Amazon's intense work environment makes it nearly impossible to have a family.
Many of the late-night newcomers are known to be Christians, so how much will faith factor into their comedy?
U.S. box office sales are up almost 10 percent over last year, which boasted some of the lowest sales figures since 1999.
In a world where kids have unprecedented access to media messages about body image, parents have to be more vigilant than ever to counteract the unrealistic fitness messages the media sends kids.
With today’s kids busier than ever, obligations like school work, extracurricular activities or pre-college resume building, social media and technology have become key to staying in touch with friends.