Hannah Harris

Hannah is a graduate of World Journalism Institute and a WORLD intern.

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Life trajectory

Medicine | A pro-life ethic challenged and shaped OB-GYN and fertility doctor Joe McIlhaney’s long career
by Hannah Harris
Posted 10/24/19, 01:51 pm

As a high-school senior, Joe McIlhaney wrote an English class essay on why he wanted to be a veterinarian. When he realized becoming a vet would require four more years of school after college, McIlhaney wondered: “Why do all that to take care of dogs? Why not take care of people?” So he decided to become a doctor.

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Key role players

Sports | Behind the scenes with some of the people who make a baseball game happen 
by Hannah Harris
Posted 9/25/19, 04:45 pm

For the first time in nine years, the Minnesota Twins are hosting playoff games. Exciting news for players and fans, but also for employees of the Twins’ home, Target Field. I went to a recent Twins game to find out what a home game is like for Target Field’s meteorologist, head groundskeeper, and organist. 

It’s sunny and 75, and Mace Michaels gets to relax. He’s the meteorologist for the Minnesota Twins, responsible for advising teams and umpires about upcoming weather. 

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The fake news police

Media | Who fact-checks Facebook’s fact-checkers?
by Hannah Harris
Posted 9/10/19, 03:31 pm

The debate about bias at Facebook and other media intensified last month as investigators headed by former GOP Sen. Jon Kyl presented an “interim report.” Kyl’s Covington & Burling law firm interviewed 133 conservatives and heard concerns that Facebook’s third-party fact-checkers “skewed to the ideological Left.”

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