Archives for June, 2011

Live Chat with Barlett & Steele

Posted: June 21, 2011 | Tags: What Went Wrong

Cover of Philadelphia Inquirer, 1991 seriesDon Barlett and Jim Steele held a live chat Monday, June 20, 2011 on Philly.com, the website of the Philadelphia Inquirer, read the full transcript here. They fielded questions on the trade deficit, and why Washington is focusing on debt rather than jobs. It was also a great opportunity for people interested in investigative business journalism to ask them questions – they’ve won every major investigative reporting award, except for the one named after them.

The Inquirer was the paper that published the original America: What Went Wrong series in 1991. We’re thrilled to be partnering with the ...

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June newsletter

Posted: June 18, 2011 | Tags: Investigative Reporting Workshop, What Went Wrong

What Went Wrong's Kat Aaron shares how she has been using social media to find and connect with interview subjects, and intern Vaughn Hillyard explains how more video is being integrated in to the website.

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Are cuts and benefits helping the economy?

Posted: June 8, 2011 | Tags: unemployment

Kat Aaron examines the changes in programs that struggling people depend on. See our 50-state chart as well as the full article on The American Prospect website.

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Survivors reflect on life after deadly bacterial infections

When FRONTLINE’s "Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria" premiered in 2013, Addie Rerecich and David Ricci were still struggling with the consequences of devastating antibiotic-resistant infections. Four years later, FRONTLINE and the Workshop caught up with the two survivors to find out how they were doing as part of an updated broadcast of the film tonight, July 25, 2017, nationwide on PBS. Check local listings.

Sinclair exemplifies consolidation concerns in TV news

Nearly 15 years ago, the five largest television companies owned about 180 of the country’s local news channels. Now, after years of dizzying buying sprees, mergers and billions of dollars spent, those companies own more than twice that — a pattern of consolidation that worries many, both within the industry and outside of it. 


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