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The Breakthrough: Uncovering NYC Cops Making Millions in Suspicious Deals

On our first episode of this season’s The Breakthrough, we talk with WNYC’s Robert Lewis tells us how his reporting triggered an internal investigation of suspicious dealings made by active-duty New York police officers.

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The Breakthrough: How Reporters Really Use Unnamed Sources

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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