Nov. 18, 2014
Highlights of our work throughout 2014, with links to major stories.
Nov. 18, 2014
PBS FRONTLINE and the Investigative Reporting Workshop’s latest co-production, "The Trouble with Antibiotics," received extensive press coverage. And the film’s correspondent, reporter David E. Hoffman, wrote about the FDA's role and what its own scientists discovered 40 years ago in The Washington Post.
Aug. 28, 2014
SAVE THE DATE: Showtime Networks will re-run the "Years of Living Dangerously" in September. All nine episodes of the Emmy Award-winning documentary series will be shown on the following days:
• Friday, Sept. 5, at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET/PT
• Saturday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET/PT
• Sunday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET/PT
Aug. 15, 2014
Executive Editor Charles Lewis will speak at universities and special events this fall about his new book, "935 Lies."
Aug. 13, 2014
The "Years of Living Dangerously" documentary series on climate change has been awarded "The EMA Outstanding Achievement for Environmental Content Award" for 2014.
June 2, 2014
"Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria," a PBS FRONTLINE documentary that aired last October and was co-produced by the Workshop, has won the Seventh Annual NIHCM — National Institute for Health Care Management — Foundation Health Care Television and Radio Journalism Award, which includes a $10,000 prize.
May 16, 2014
Executive Editor Chuck Lewis has recently won two awards, and students have moved from their roles as graduate researchers to full-time jobs at the New Republic and the National Journal.
Dec. 16, 2013
Summer internship applications — a cover letter and resume — are being accepted by email from Jan. 2-Feb. 1.
Oct. 11, 2013
John Sullivan, a senior editor at the Investigative Reporting Workshop, and a reporter on The Washington Post's investigative team, will talk about the unique partnership between the university and the news organization at a special forum at Columbia University. The event, titled "Classrooms as Newsrooms: Teaching Journalism in the Real World," will be held Oct. 26. The Workshop is a professional, nonprofit newsroom based at the School of Communication at American University, and is one of 18 such university-affiliated newsrooms in the country.