Jacob Baynham

Jacob Baynham is a freelance journalist based in Montana. He traveled to Kazakhstan on a trip organized by the International Reporting Project.

Foreigners
Sept. 2 2013 11:15 AMFrom Russia, with RadiationKazakhstan’s steppe was ground zero for the Soviet Union’s atomic bomb. What does a nuclear wasteland look like? Wyoming.
Foreigners
Sept. 18 2009 7:11 AMMuddy WatersAre U.S. shipping companies still sending their clunkers to the toxic scrap yards of South Asia?
Foreigners
Feb. 15 2011 10:51 AMMen Who Made a DifferenceA tribute to Tom Little and Dan Terry, two of the aid workers killed last August in Afghanistan.
Dispatches
Feb. 3 2009 1:05 PMCome Hell or High Water, the Burmese Junta EnduresAung San Suu Kyi is the world's most effectively sidelined leader.

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Sept. 29 2014 11:43 PM Lena Dunham, the Book More shtick than honesty in Not That Kind of Girl.
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