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Podcast: Why Tracking Is Scarier With Zombie Cookies

Julia Angwin talks about her latest report on an advertising company using Verizon’s undeletable tracking number to respawn cookies that monitor mobile customers’ web browsing habits.

Podcast: The Horrifying Truth About Police Use of Flashbangs

Julia Angwin takes listeners inside her in-depth investigation into flashbangs, modified hand grenades that have injured or killed at least 50 Americans in police raids since 2000.

Podcast: ‘NY Med’ Aired Patient’s Death Without Family’s Consent

Charles Ornstein discusses his investigation of “NY Med,” the reality medical show that broadcast a patient’s death without permission.

Podcast: When Medical Debts Become an Impossible Burden

Paul Kiel explores how some nonprofit hospitals are using the courts to collect medical debt, particularly from low-income patients.

Podcast: Ferguson’s Untold Tragedy of School Segregation

Nikole Hannah-Jones talks about her story on rampant school segregation in St. Louis, where decades of public and private housing discrimination have left black children like Michael Brown with inferior schools.

Podcast: Rise in Medicare’s Controlled Substance Prescriptions

Charles Ornstein and Steve Engelberg discuss the latest data on Medicare’s Part D drug program.

Podcast: Scrutinizing Conflicts of Interest and Profiteering in the Charter School Movement

Marian Wang takes a look at how a chain of North Carolina charter schools highlights the potential for public funds to end up as private profits in the charter-school movement.

Podcast: Inside Our New York Fed Investigation

Jake Bernstein and Steve Engelberg discuss the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s weak oversight and the aftermath of the Carmen Segarra tapes.

Podcast: Firestone’s Secret History in Liberia

Senior reporter T. Christian Miller talks about the ProPublica and PBS Frontline investigation.

Podcast: How We Reported on the American Red Cross

Justin Elliott and Steve Engelberg discuss how crowdsourcing played a crucial role in our latest report on the American Red Cross and its botched relief efforts.

MuckReads Podcast: 100 Years of Investigative Reporting Across the Globe

Cezary Podkul talks to Columbia University’s Anya Schiffrin about when journalism makes a difference and why.

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