Podcast: Ferguson’s Untold Tragedy of School Segregation12/23/14
Nikole Hannah-Jones talks about her story on rampant school segregation in St. Louis, where decades of public and private housing discrimination have left black children like Michael Brown with inferior schools.
Podcast: Rise in Medicare’s Controlled Substance Prescriptions
Charles Ornstein and Steve Engelberg discuss the latest data on Medicares Part D drug program.
Podcast: Scrutinizing Conflicts of Interest and Profiteering in the...
Marian Wang takes a look at how a chain of North Carolina charter schools highlights the potential for public funds to end up as private profits in the charter-school movement.
Podcast: Inside Our New York Fed Investigation
Jake Bernstein and Steve Engelberg discuss the Federal Reserve Bank of New Yorks weak oversight and the aftermath of the Carmen Segarra tapes.
Podcast: Firestone’s Secret History in Liberia
Senior reporter T. Christian Miller talks about the ProPublica and PBS Frontline investigation.
Podcast: How We Reported on the American Red Cross
Justin Elliott and Steve Engelberg discuss how crowdsourcing played a crucial role in our latest report on the American Red Cross and its botched relief efforts.
MuckReads Podcast: 100 Years of Investigative Reporting Across the Globe
Cezary Podkul talks to Columbia Universitys Anya Schiffrin about when journalism makes a difference and why.
Podcast: Court’s Mistake Helps Draw Back the Curtain on Dark Money
Theo Meyer discusses an accidentally released document that showed how a mining companys secret donations helped pass a bill in Wisconsin.
Podcast: When U.S. Companies Help the NSA
Julia Angwin and Jeff Larson on blurring borders in an Internet age and the tension between national security and personal privacy.
Podcast: The Racial Disparity in Fatal Police Shootings
The FBI's data on fatal police shootings has its flaws but it illustrates an undeniable truth: black teens have an outsize risk of being shot and killed by law enforcement.
Podcast: Your Privacy for a Sweet Treat
Lois Beckett talks with Stephen Engelberg, Julia Angwin and Justin Elliott about why hundreds of people at a street fair gave up sensitive information in exchange for a cookie.
Podcast: How ‘Wee Things’ Make a Big Difference in Design
ProPublica's Lena Groeger and Nicole Collins Bronzan discuss how people read and interpret small visual forms, how tiny details help us make sense of information and how we can use wee things to design better graphics, interactives and experiences on...
Podcast: How Insurers Are Charging You More for Your Generic Drugs
Some insurers are starting to charge patients more out of pocket for generic drugs, including those that treat chronic illnesses like epilepsy and diabetes. Increased co-payments can limit options for such patients. Charles Ornstein discusses what...
Podcast: In Big Tobacco Cash, a Boon Turned Burden
Reporter Cezary Podkul on why states deals with investors yielded money upfront but problematic debts later.
Podcast: Guns, PTSD, and the ‘Data-Free Debate'
ProPublica Reporter Lois Beckett explores shooting victims trauma and the politics that stifle the research and treatment they need.
Podcast: Louisiana’s Shrinking Coastline
At the current rate of land loss, the Louisiana wetlands ecosystem that took nature 7,000 years to build may be destroyed within one generation. ProPublica's Al Shaw, Scott Klein and Steve Engelberg discuss the economic and environmental implications.
Why Settlements Don’t Fix Wrongful Convictions
Senior Editor Joe Sexton talks about Jabbar Collinss $10 million settlement with New York City and the long road to an end to prosecutorial misconduct.
Podcast: The Pitfalls of Drug Testing in Sports
Reporter David Epstein explains the various doping methods athletes use to increase their performance and why drug testing always seems a step behind.
Podcast: Move America Forward’s Ties to Political Consulting Firms, PACs
Kim Barker discusses how Move America Forward, a pro-troop charity run by prominent Tea Party figures, has paid millions to firms run by men behind the group and seems to be subsidizing three conservative political action committees.
Podcast: What to Look for in Federal Release of Payments From Big Pharma
Senior reporter Charles Ornstein on the significance of the data due to be made public next month under the Physician Payment Sunshine Act.
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