Jerod MacDonald-Evoy, Arizona Mirror

Jerod MacDonald-Evoy, Arizona Mirror

Reporter Jerod MacDonald-Evoy joins the Arizona Mirror from the Arizona Republic, where he spent 4 years covering everything from dark money in politics to Catholic priest sexual abuse scandals. Jerod has also won awards for his documentary films which have covered issues such as religious tolerance and surveillance technology used by police. He brings strong watchdog sensibilities and creative storytelling skills to the Arizona Mirror.

The COVID vaccine deniers and QAnon believers coming to speak at the Arizona legislature

By: - May 26, 2023

A special committee created by the Arizona legislature to examine the state’s response to COVID-19 will feature a litany of speakers who have spread disinformation about the pandemic, vaccines, spoken at QAnon events and have conspiratorial beliefs about the virus, including believing it will usher in the “mark of the beast.” And the two-day hearing […]

Google court docs show that users who opt out of tracking are still monitored

By: - September 14, 2022

Newly released documents in the Arizona Attorney General’s lawsuit against tech behemoth Google reveal more details about the company’s response to reporting on its privacy policies and how Google users’ IP addresses are used to obtain exact location information. Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s case, filed in 2020, is part of a larger investigation that has […]

Arizona’s Capitol surrounded by razor wire as abortion rights protests are planned for this week

By: - June 28, 2022

The Arizona Capitol is surrounded by fencing and razor wire to keep abortion rights protesters away from the building. The fences and concertina wire were installed over the weekend by the Arizona National Guard at the request of the Arizona Department of Public Safety over the weekend amid ongoing protests over the U.S. Supreme Court’s […]