Journalism

NBC Bay Area's Bigad Shaban schools us about questionable student arrests.

“So a kid did scribble on a sidewalk. Is that technically vandalism? Sure. But is the best way to handle it really for the officer to arrest that kid?

As the new school year begins, a new On Assignment episode explores how schools across the country are disciplining students...by arresting them.

Filmmakers Sebastian Junger and Nick Quested on their 2018 duPont-Columbia Award winning film, “Hell on Earth.”

“Going into Syria itself at the point where we started shooting was basically a suicide mission. Not so much the risks of combat, but the risk of being kidnapped, sold to ISIS and having your head cut off. So we were making a film about the Syrian civil war and we couldn't shoot in the Syrian civil war.”