In an age of distortion, propaganda and fake news, medical literature might seem to be a safe space for honest scientific inquiry, with no room for bias or spin. It isn’t so.
The Washington Post announced a new hire this week: Marisa Iati, who graduated this past summer from American University’s master’s program in journalism and public affairs. Iati was an outstanding student in a strong cohort who worked at IRW as an intern/graduate assistant and also was in the practicum at the Post. Other Post hires …
Public records are integral to the work of investigative reporters, but the process for gathering this information can be a lesson in frustration and patience.
Walgreens dominated the nation’s retail opioid market from 2006 through 2012, buying about 13 billion pills — 3 billion more than its closest competitor.
This story was produced by FairWarning, a nonprofit news organization based in Southern California that focuses on public health, consumer and environmental issues. On the last day of 2015, Berta Orellana picked up her 7-year-old grandson from day care in a brand new Toyota and headed on a road trip with the boy and two …
Inside the plaintiffs’ war room, bleary-eyed, caffeinated lawyers worked on what would be one of the most important cases of their careers — the first bellwether trial in the national opioid litigation against the country’s biggest drug companies.
State-by-state listing of proposed and approved laws relating to abortion.
Many Americans are concerned with stories on social media that provide only one side of an issue or are inaccurate, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center. Half of the 5,107 adults interviewed for the study considered one-sided news and inaccurate news to be “very big problems,” while one third of indicated …
While allegations of elder abuse and neglect dominate the horror stories in long-term care settings, food handling remains a consistent and often overlooked hazard, FairWarning found in a five-month investigation.
The Double Exposure festival, along with its concurrent symposium, combines investigative reporting with creative storytelling. The films for the Oct. 10-13 festival in Washington, D.C., will include “Desert One” directed by Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple, Feras Fayyad’s “The Cave,” and Paul Rosenberg’s “Bedlam”.