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Nightmare Bacteria: Life Without Antibiotics

“Nightmare Bacteria: Life Without Antibiotics” is a new interactive multimedia project of the Investigative Reporting Workshop. The goal of the project is to engage and inform a wider audience about the overuse of antibiotics and its consequences.

Protestors

The life cycle of the arming-teachers debate

Transcripts from broadcast reports compiled by the Internet Archive show that cable news outlets reported on arming teachers after nearly every major school shooting since data has been available.

Traci Hughes

With open-government chief out, what’s the future of DC transparency?

Since its creation in 2011, the Office of Open Government has been tasked with keeping more than 90 District agencies in compliance with the Freedom of Information Act. But the board that oversees the office will not reappoint its inaugural director, Traci L. Hughes, making transparency advocates worried about the office’s future.

iFOIA’s new site features tracking

iFOIA acts as a cloud service in which journalists can store all of their records requests online, sorted by project. Federal agencies are required to respond to FOIA requests within 20 business days.