Just down the road from a flea market and a maze made out of corn stalks sits the compound home to Fethullah Gulen, the influential cleric accused of masterminding last week’s failed military coup in Turkey
Jul 22, 2016
, writes Joanna Slater, Donald Trump's unconventional speakers list shows the presumptive Republican
Jul 14, 2016
President begins task of healing country left reeling after deaths of five police officers, two black men
Jul 12, 2016
After a violent week in the United States, ways to reduce the frequency of police-involved shootings are being considered
Jul 11, 2016
The killings unfolded against the backdrop of a presidential campaign marked by inflammatory rhetoric and bitter protests
Jul 08, 2016
In one respect, Mr. Trump is a dream candidate for the financial industry – in others, he drives bankers crazy
Jul 06, 2016
While the vote to leave the EU has major consequences for the British economy, the United States will be largely unaffected
Jul 03, 2016
Policy-makers must do more to address citizen concerns about globalization, lest it become a cause of political turmoil
Jun 28, 2016
Now, Orlando joins the growing list of American towns and cities forced to come to terms with a trauma that comes in many guises
Jun 17, 2016
The deaths of Luis Conde and Juan Rivera Velazquez have left a community of devoted customers and friends bereft
Jun 15, 2016
Joanna Slater is an award-winning foreign correspondent for The Globe based in the United States, where her focus is business and economic news and New York City.
Her career includes reporting assignments in the U.S., Europe and Asia. In 2015, she was posted in Berlin, Germany, where she covered Europe’s refugee crisis. From New York, she has reported on major financial, economic and political news. She covered the 2012 presidential elections, the shootings in Newtown, Conn., the Boston marathon bombing and the protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
Prior to joining The Globe in 2010, she worked for The Wall Street Journal, where her assignments included reporting on the financial crisis out of New York and covering South Asian business and politics from Mumbai.
She spent seven years in Asia, based first in Hong Kong and then in India, where she wrote about a wide range of topics, from the massacre of the royal family in Nepal to the Kashmir dispute to discrimination against HIV-positive children. She has reported stories from 14 countries.
Ms. Slater was named the 2015 Journalist of the Year at the National Newspaper Awards for her coverage of the refugee crisis, which won in the international category as well. Her work has also been nominated three times for her contributions to special projects and breaking news coverage.
Earlier in her career, she won the Young Journalist Award from the Society of Publishers in Asia. Joanna grew up in Toronto, attended Smith College and completed two master’s degrees from Columbia University in International Affairs and Journalism.