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Journalism in the Public Interest

February 2017 Podcast Archives

The Breakthrough: How Reporters Really Use Unnamed Sources

Podcast: 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

Podcast: 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

Podcast: 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

Podcast: Russian journalist and editor Elizaveta Osetinskaya published hard-hitting stories about the Kremlin. And it cost her her job.