In a recent episode of the.News, PBS NewsHour's educational site for students, ProPublica reporter Lois Beckett explains the process of redistricting and how it can deeply impact the outcome of state elections and federal policy.
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In particular, the episode highlights ProPublica's Redistricting Song, a music video explainer that breaks down the terms used by insiders and shows the behind-the-scenes actions of corporations, unions and other powerful interests in preventing fair representation. You can view this and more reporting on redistricting on our series page.