Archives for June, 2011

Live Chat with Barlett & Steele

Posted: June 21, 2011 | Tags: What Went Wrong

Cover of Philadelphia Inquirer, 1991 seriesDon Barlett and Jim Steele held a live chat Monday, June 20, 2011 on Philly.com, the website of the Philadelphia Inquirer, read the full transcript here. They fielded questions on the trade deficit, and why Washington is focusing on debt rather than jobs. It was also a great opportunity for people interested in investigative business journalism to ask them questions – they’ve won every major investigative reporting award, except for the one named after them.

The Inquirer was the paper that published the original America: What Went Wrong series in 1991. We’re thrilled to be partnering with the ...

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June newsletter

Posted: June 18, 2011 | Tags: Investigative Reporting Workshop, What Went Wrong

What Went Wrong's Kat Aaron shares how she has been using social media to find and connect with interview subjects, and intern Vaughn Hillyard explains how more video is being integrated in to the website.

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Are cuts and benefits helping the economy?

Posted: June 8, 2011 | Tags: unemployment

Kat Aaron examines the changes in programs that struggling people depend on. See our 50-state chart as well as the full article on The American Prospect website.

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Recent Posts

‘Dropped and Dismissed’ wins Murrow Award

“Dropped and Dismissed,” an investigation into child sexual abuse co-produced by the Workshop, just won an Edward R. Murrow award for News Documentary.

Free speech heated on campuses

Free speech controversies on college campuses nationwide show some experts that students need education about First Amendment protections earlier and often, according to a panel of academic and free speech authorities who spoke Wednesday afternoon at the Newseum. 


Rare footage, interviews highlight new Ken Burns doc

In preparation for the September premiere of PBS’s new documentary series on the Vietnam War, directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novick talked Monday night at the Newseum about the importance of both press freedom and finding humanity during one of America’s darkest and most divisive wars.


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