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.