Morning Links for October 20, 2015

Halloween spending, racial profiling, drones.

The news you can use:

  • The Washington Post accidentally published a “just-in-case/when we kno (sic)” story saying Vice President Joe Biden was launching his presidential campaign. The story has since been taken down.
  • Witness the John Doe investigation ripple effect part 10.
  • You might have heard Bucks player John Henson says he experienced racial profiling at a Whitefish Bay jewelry store.
  • Time magazine says U.S. Halloween enthusiasts spend $6.9 billion on the ghostly holiday.
  • Drone users might soon have to register with the government, reports Newsweek. 



Claire Hanan worked at the magazine as an editor from 2012-2017. She edited the Culture section and wrote stories about all sorts of topics, including the arts, fashion, politics and more. In 2016, she was a finalist for best profile writing at the City and Regional Magazine Awards for her story "In A Flash." In 2014, she won the the Milwaukee Press gold award for best public service story for editing "Handle With Care," a service package about aging in Milwaukee. Before all this, she attended the University of Missouri's School of Journalism and New York University's Summer Publishing Institute.