Emily Belz

Emily is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine based in New York City. Follow Emily on Twitter @emlybelz.

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Window into Baltimore

Crime | Charm City, a new documentary on Baltimore crime, is worth watching
by Emily Belz
Posted 10/24/18, 11:37 am

A Baltimore moment:

I’ve covered a few stories in Baltimore post-Freddie Gray, and police-community relations have, sadly, continued to suffer big setbacks. The city has seen a recent spike in violence, and the police department is reeling after a major corruption case and the resignation of its police chief over allegations of tax evasion. 

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Boys’ behavior

Politics | A weekend altercation in New York spotlights a nationalist group called the Proud Boys
by Emily Belz
Posted 10/17/18, 01:16 pm

A New York moment:

The media here are buzzing over incidents surrounding an event the Metropolitan Republican Club hosted with Proud Boys leader Gavin McInnes on Friday. First and foremost is the surprising decision of the club—with its staid, establishment Republican reputation—to host the leader of a nationalist group that appears to be a sort of counter to the antifa movement. It’s no wonder then that violence broke out.

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Back to the sources

Literature | A plagiarism incident involving Ann Voskamp shows the new dynamics of Christian publishing in a digital age
by Emily Belz
Posted 10/11/18, 02:33 pm

WORLD has received a bunch of letters asking about popular Christian writer Ann Voskamp, “Is she a serial plagiarist”? The short answer is “No,” but a couple of examples of minor plagiarism should give authors and publishers new determination to take great care in attributing stories and wordings to their creators.

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