Podcast: Why Tracking Is Scarier With Zombie Cookies01/26/15
Julia Angwin talks about her latest report on an advertising company using Verizons undeletable tracking number to respawn cookies that monitor mobile customers web browsing habits.
Podcast: The Horrifying Truth About Police Use of Flashbangs
Julia Angwin takes listeners inside her in-depth investigation into flashbangs, modified hand grenades that have injured or killed at least 50 Americans in police raids since 2000.
Podcast: ‘NY Med’ Aired Patient’s Death Without Family’s Consent
Charles Ornstein discusses his investigation of NY Med, the reality medical show that broadcast a patients death without permission.
Podcast: When Medical Debts Become an Impossible Burden
Paul Kiel explores how some nonprofit hospitals are using the courts to collect medical debt, particularly from low-income patients.
Podcast: Ferguson’s Untold Tragedy of School Segregation
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.
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