Posts tagged 'Frontline'
Posted: Nov. 14, 2017 | Tags: Frontline
Photo by Jeff Watts, AU
The PBS series FRONTLINE and the Investigative Reporting Workshop (IRW) at American University’s School of Communication are pleased to announce a new journalism fellowship.
The inaugural FRONTLINE/IRW Fellow, Kate McCormick, who is finishing her master’s degree at George Washington University, will work with writer-producer Rick Young and his FRONTLINE team based at AU. She also will write for FRONTLINE’s digital platforms, and will contribute to upcoming projects at the Workshop.
“We’re so proud of the investigations we’ve carried out with the team at the Workshop, and we ...
Posted: July 2, 2015 | Tags: Frontline
"Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria," a FRONTLINE program co-produced by the Investigative Reporting Workshop, will be re-broadcast on PBS on July 7.
The program looks at whether the age of antibiotics is coming to an end, following individuals, such as Addie Rerecich, left, thrust onto life support in Arizona, and institutions, including an uncontrollable outbreak at one of the nation’s most prestigious hospitals. (Those of you who saw the original program can find updates on Addie on her mom's Facebook page.)
"Nightmare Bacteria" is one of three programs related to drug-resistant bacteria that Producer Rick Young and ...
FRONTLINE investigates the spread of dangerous pathogens in our poultry — and why the food-safety system isn't stopping the threat. Preview our co-production, which airs May 12 nationwide (check local listings).
Posted: Oct. 9, 2013 | Tags: Frontline
"Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria," a new PBS FRONTLINE program, co-produced by the Investigative Reporting Workshop, looks at whether the golden age of antibiotics is coming to an end. From a young girl thrust onto life support in Arizona to an uncontrollable outbreak at one of the nation’s most prestigious hospitals, FRONTLINE investigates the alarming rise of a deadly type of bacteria that our modern antibiotics can’t stop.The program airs nationwide Oct. 22 on PBS. See a preview here.
Posted: Oct. 3, 2013 | Tags: Frontline
"Big Sky, Big Money," a 2012 PBS FRONTLINE documentary produced in association with the Investigative Reporting Workshop, won an Emmy at the 34th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards presented at a ceremony in the Time Warner Center in New York City Oct. 1.
The program, about money and politics in Montana, won for Outstanding Long-Form Investigative Journalism. It was produced and directed by Rick Young; additional producers were Megan Larson and Anthony Szulc.
More stories and the work of Marketplace reporters who collaborated on the project can be found on the Workshop's site.
Citing our October film Lost in Detention, 30 members of Congress are pressing the Government Accountability Office to look into the issue of sexual abuse at immigration detention centers:
… This review should include facilities run by the Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE), private facilities under contract with ICE to hold immigration detainees, and those public facilities (like county jails) also under contract with ICE. Additionally, please identify what steps DHS is taking to rectify the problem and suggest any actions it needs to consider in order to ensure that sexual abuse does not continue to plague the immigration detention system.
In this month's newsletter, Senior Editor Margaret Ebrahim talks about the Workshop's unique partnership with the award-winning TV documentary series PBS FRONTLINE. Reporter Michael Lawson shares the human side of economics reporting, and we welcome this summer's Workshop interns.
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It's been a few short years since the concept for the Investigative Reporting Workshop originated over a series of coffee and lunch meetings. Since then, the idea has grown to a reality that now includes offices on New Mexico Avenue and a staff of 20-plus strong investigative reporters and editors.
In that time, we've launched nine in-depth investigations ranging from nuclear energy's big lobbying push and green energy stimulus funds going overseas to an analysis of financial statements from every bank in the country and the political influence of media and broadband companies.
And, that's just ...
This is probably one of the most challenging and exciting times in the recent history of journalism.
While news organizations continue to struggle to find a sustainable business model, new investigative journalism organizations are popping up all over the country, creating some of the most interesting and groundbreaking journalism.
Our parnterhsip with PBS Frontline produced the documentary "Flying Cheap," which premiered in February and was recently re-broadcast. The investigation looks at a growing trend in the airline industry: major airlines using regional airlines to help keep fares low, but failing to oversee regional airlines' safety, maintenance and training.
The video ...
The debut Workshop/PBS FRONTLINE investigative documentary "Flying Cheap" is re-airing nationwide on PBS 9 p.m. tonight (check your local listings).
One of the highest rated shows of the season, "Flying Cheap" received kudos from media critics across the country.
We definitely struck a chord with "Flying Cheap" and are now working on a follow-up special that will probe the section of the industry that works on the planes before they take off - airline maintenance - and in particular, the trend toward outsourcing both domestically and abroad.
In our effort to educate ourselves about the many changes in the airline ...