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Cambodian news organizations began to feel the pressure last fall as Prime Minister Hun Sen, in power for more than 30 years, began to dismantle, restrict or outlaw freedom of expression on air, in print and online in what has been described as the death-knell for democracy in Cambodia. In late July, Hun Sen won re-election by a landslide. But Monovithya Kem, daughter of the imprisoned opposition leader, says she is not giving up her opposition to Hun Sen.
Cambodian voters head to their local polling places to cast votes for prime minister on July 29. There are a dizzying number of parties to choose from; one report counted 20 so far — all part of a façade of a free and fair election.
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We publish online and in print, teaming up with other news organizations. We recently aired "Blackout in Puerto Rico," a co-production of FRONTLINE, NPR and the Workshop. We also recently produced an IRW Interactive, "Nightmare Bacteria: Life Without Antibiotics," a compilation of several programs on antibiotic-resistance done with the FRONTLINE team based at the Workshop and the School of Communication.
Our graduate students are working as researchers and reporters with The Washington Post's investigative team. We recently published stories with the Post on Trump merchandise, police shootings and fired officers.
Over the years, we have teamed with msnbc and later NBC News online to produce our BankTracker series and stories on the economy. We also co-produced the first season of "Years of Living Dangerously," a documentary series and Emmy Award-winning program that aired on Showtime. Learn more on our partners page.
Profiles of notable journalists and their stories of key moments in U.S. history in the last 50 years can be found on the Investigating Power site. See Workshop Executive Editor Charles Lewis' latest video interviews as well as historic footage and timelines. You can also read more about the project and why we documented these groundbreaking examples of original, investigative journalism that helped shape or change public perceptions on key issues of our time, from civil rights to Iraq, here.