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We Want Your Thoughts on Our Podcast

10 March 2017 - 1:54pm
We recently relaunched our podcast, in which journalists tell us how they nailed their biggest stories. Now we want to hear from you.

The Breakthrough: How Reporters Really Use Unnamed Sources

24 February 2017 - 8:00am
The most influential reporting on the Trump administration has relied on unnamed sources. Here’s the story behind them.

The Breakthrough: Uncovering the FBI’s Secret Rules

17 February 2017 - 11:40am
Watchlists, informants and social media investigations. What exactly are FBI agents allowed to do?

The Breakthrough: Reporters Examine Murder Where Cops Struggle to Curb It

10 February 2017 - 11:25am
How a team of New York Times reporters chronicled every homicide in a Bronx precinct and what they learned about policing.

The Breakthrough: What American Journalists Can Learn From Reporting Under Putin

3 February 2017 - 8:00am
Russian journalist and editor Elizaveta Osetinskaya published hard-hitting stories about the Kremlin. And it cost her her job.

The Breakthrough: Uncovering Danger at the Pharmacy Counter

27 January 2017 - 11:03am
Reporters at the Chicago Tribune set out to learn whether pharmacies in Chicago have been warning patients who’ve been prescribed risky combinations of drugs.

The Breakthrough: How a Reporter Solved a Decades-Old Murder

20 January 2017 - 8:00am
The 1962 murder of Mary Horton was one of the oldest cold cases in U.S. history. Then reporter Jerry Mitchell started digging into it.

The Breakthrough: Meet the Reporter Who Went Undercover in the Hermit Kingdom

13 January 2017 - 8:00am
Author Suki Kim taught English at a boarding school for North Korea’s young elites. Here’s how she pulled it off.

The Breakthrough: The $2 Drug Test

6 January 2017 - 4:22pm
We’re relaunching our podcast with a new format and new name, starting with three special episodes. This week: how ProPublica reporters discovered police departments nationwide use a $2 test for detecting drugs that can send innocent people to jail.

Introducing Our New Podcast: The Breakthrough

6 January 2017 - 4:21pm
We’re relaunching our podcast with a new format and new name, starting with three very special episodes.

Renewable Energy: An Exxon Investigation Given Second Life as Trump Taps Exec for Cabinet

23 December 2016 - 3:57pm
Podcast: Reporting by Inside Climate News will be required reading for lawmakers considering Exxon boss Rex Tillerson’s fitness to be the country’s next Secretary of State.

How We Found a Pro-Trump Group Blew Past Campaign Finance Laws

16 December 2016 - 4:45pm
We talked with ProPublica reporter Robert Faturechi about America Comes First, which appears to have violated legal deadlines and caps on contributions.

What You Need to Know About Authoritarianism

12 December 2016 - 1:49pm
Podcast: We spoke with Amanda Taub, who delved deep into the research on what prompts people to support authoritarian leaders.

How Journalists Need to Go Beyond Fact Checking Trump

5 December 2016 - 10:49am
Podcast: We spoke with political science professor Brendan Nyhan about President-Elect Trump's lies and how reporters should handle them.