Trump lost, but activists want to make sure he’s ousted

WASHINGTON — When The Associated Press called the presidential election last Saturday morning, many Joe Biden supporters in the nation’s capital took to the streets to cheer, dance and sing after a nail-biting four days of vote counting. Biden received 93% of all ballots cast in the District, a bit higher than Democratic candidate Hillary …

Reporters talk about how they got the story of ‘Trump’s Trade War’

The PBS FRONTLINE team behind “Trump’s Trade War” shared the story behind their reporting during the Overseas Press Club’s recent webinar. The virtual event was created to celebrate the documentary which won the organization’s 2019 Morton Frank Award for best international business news reporting.  Jane Sasseen, the founding executive director of the McGraw Center for …

Protestors march with signs in near the White House

What did police buy to handle protests?

This week we produced a story about police-department purchases early in the summer in response to thousands who protested George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis and police brutality nationwide.  We found that police in Washington, D.C., ordered more than $300,000 worth of “less-lethal” weapons, including tear gas, and used this and other chemical agents on largely …

Film festival moves to virtual program in October

The annual DOUBLE EXPOSURE investigative film festival, to be held virtually this year from Oct. 14-18, will showcase a dozen new investigative films, more than 30 panels, workshops and master classes. The opening conversation will feature Nikole Hannah-Jones, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and creator of the landmark 1619 Project. Other speakers include Pulitzer Prize-winner Lawrence Wright, …

college student waiting at health center

Reporter’s Notebook: A guide to investigating colossal topics

Since The Washington Post published “A crisis in campus care” this month, an extensive examination into the health care available to college students, dozens of undergraduates, alumni, parents and faculty have shared on social media and with the Post how their own interactions with their on-campus clinics mirror the findings of the year-long investigation.