16 episodes

The ProPublica Podcast is a weekly program featuring interviews with reporters and information about the latest investigations published by ProPublica.org. Produced by the nonprofit newsroom, the podcast will take listeners behind the scenes of their reporting to show how they obtained the story, what inspired the report and what’s the potential impact that could result from the investigation.

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    • 4.8 • 244 Ratings

The ProPublica Podcast is a weekly program featuring interviews with reporters and information about the latest investigations published by ProPublica.org. Produced by the nonprofit newsroom, the podcast will take listeners behind the scenes of their reporting to show how they obtained the story, what inspired the report and what’s the potential impact that could result from the investigation.

    Coming From ProPublica and WNYC: ‘Trump, Inc.,’ the Podcast

    Coming From ProPublica and WNYC: ‘Trump, Inc.,’ the Podcast

    • 1 min
    The Breakthrough: A Reporter Goes to Ground Zero for Today’s American HIV Epidemic

    The Breakthrough: A Reporter Goes to Ground Zero for Today’s American HIV Epidemic

    Linda Villarosa had spent decades covering the spread of AIDS. She thought she was done. Then, she visited Jackson, Mississippi.

    • 22 min
    The Breakthrough: Used as ‘Guinea Pigs’ by the U.S. Military, Then Discarded

    The Breakthrough: Used as ‘Guinea Pigs’ by the U.S. Military, Then Discarded

    During World War II, the government subjected thousands of troops to mustard gas tests — and kept it a secret. More than 60 years later, an NPR reporter and researcher helped the men get justice.

    • 30 min
    The Breakthrough: How Journalists in the Virgin Islands Covered the Disaster Happening to Them

    The Breakthrough: How Journalists in the Virgin Islands Covered the Disaster Happening to Them

    Hurricanes Irma and Maria slammed the Virgin Islands within days of each other, leaving almost everyone without power, internet or phones. Still, The Virgin Islands Daily News pressed on.

    • 17 min
    The Breakthrough: Curiosity Drove Her to Call 1,000 People

    The Breakthrough: Curiosity Drove Her to Call 1,000 People

    BuzzFeed’s Rosalind Adams set out to learn why America’s largest psychiatric hospital chain was under investigation. Source by source, she built a case that Universal Health Services was locking up people for profit.

    • 27 min
    The Breakthrough: How a Reporter Uncovered Widespread Russian Meddling — In the Olympics

    The Breakthrough: How a Reporter Uncovered Widespread Russian Meddling — In the Olympics

    New York Times reporter Rebecca Ruiz scored a confession from a Russian doctor at the center of a doping scandal that spoiled the 2014 Winter Games.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
244 Ratings

244 Ratings

KenInAtl ,

More please!

There have got to be more injustices happening, that y’all can report on.

sylviadingwell ,

Soooooo good.

This is one of my favorite podcasts. Just to be reminded that quality and honest journalism is still out there and has the potential to change things is so reassuring and so desperately needed during these dark, dark days. I wish it was weekly....

Denae Ransome ,

Important info

While I don’t listen to every episode, those I have checked out have been informative, interesting and important in helping me understand the difference between media and honest journalism that serves the back good with empirically based reporting.

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