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MuckReads Podcast: When Diet Drugs Harm Instead of Help

Charles Ornstein talks to reporter John Fauber about how the FDA approved five weight-loss drugs, despite the potential for serious side effects.

MuckReads Podcast: James Risen on the ‘National Security Bubble’

The acclaimed investigative reporter says journalists need to question Americans’ assumptions about how much privacy they should give up.

Podcast: The Failures Behind a Retracted Campus Rape Story

Sheila Coronel, a co-author of the investigation of Rolling Stone’s UVA story, talks about the question of punishment and lessons learned.

Podcast: Reporting the How and Why After a Disaster

Joaquin Sapien on investigating the failure of a group home for children, from drug use, fights and suicide attempts to allegations of rape.

Podcast: Reporters Debate: To Feed the Twitter Trolls, or Not?

Jesse Eisinger, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Lois Beckett and Charles Ornstein tackle the ups and downs of the obligatory public persona.

MuckReads Podcast: Gawker’s John Cook on Why He’s No ‘Journalist’

An investigations editor says reporting doesn’t need labels – or grandiose packaging – to be interesting and informative.

MuckReads Podcast: Tom Robbins on His ‘Perry Mason Moment’

In part two of our conversation, tales from a long investigative journalism career, including a decision to break confidentiality.

MuckReads Podcast: Inside Attica with Tom Robbins

Robbins talks about his recent New York Times story, reporting on prisons, and getting the public to care about abuse of inmates.

Podcast: Reporting on Workers’ Comp

Michael Grabell on how the project began, and how many legislators don’t understand the ways rollbacks hurt workers.

Podcast: Protecting Your Health Data

Charles Ornstein and Julia Angwin on how hackers can use your information, and what you – and health care companies – should be doing to protect it.

Podcast: When Those We Report On Complain

Lessons from our point-by-point refutation of the Red Cross’ request for corrections, and Does Donald Trump Use Email?

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