Los Angeles Times reporter Paige St. John and students in the Investigative Reporting Program produced a three-part series about the Planned Parenthood videos, First Amendment issues, Daleiden’s legal troubles, and the videos’ effects on the fetal tissue market. UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism student Ted Andersen reports for the Columbia Journalism Review.
In this article for Univision Noticias, IRP Fellow Anabel Hernandez reports on how legal documents and witnesses accuse a former Attorney General and two top prosecutors of committing irregularities to prop up the “historic truth” about the disappearance of 43 students.
In this article for the Los Angeles Times, investigative reporting students at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and Times reporter Paige St. John report on unpublicized video footage taken by anti-abortion activist David Daleiden. The story is a collaboration between the IRP and the Times.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports that UC Berkeley faculty members have stepped forward to condemn the university’s handling of yet another campus sexual harassment case. This article was prepared in conjunction with the IRP.
In an exclusive report in The Virginian-Pilot, IRP Fellows Mike Hixenbaugh and Jason Paladino reveal through a classified document that the Super Stallion helicopter, the workhorse of the Marine Corps, is in alarmingly poor condition. This report comes soon after two Super Stallions collided off the coast of Oahu, killing 12 marines.
In this story for The Washington Post, the IRP’s Abbie VanSickle writes about a new GAO report critical of the U.S. government agency tasked with placing thousands of Central American children into communities as they await immigration court decisions.
In an interview broadcast on Telemundo and in an article for the Los Angeles Times, the wife of Mexican cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman talks to IRP Fellow Anabel Hernandez about how she’s afraid for his life and how her husband is a loving family man.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the University of California has acknowledged its negligence was a substantial factor in the 2014 death of Cal football player Ted Agu. This story was reported in collaboration with the IRP’s Abbie VanSickle and Tim McGirk.
In this follow-up to an IRP investigation published in the Washington Post, the IRP’s Abbie VanSickle reports on a Senate investigation that found the Obama administration failed to protect thousands of Central American children fleeing to the U.S.
In this article for the Washington Post, IRP Reporter Abbie VanSickle examines the danger facing tens of thousands of the Central American children who crossed the border into the U.S., left vulnerable to human traffickers.
IRP Fellow Anabel Hernandez, who has investigated Mexican drug kingpin “El Chapo” Guzman for 15 years, discusses his recent recapture in this CNN interview.
In this piece for The Virginian-Pilot, IRP Fellow Mike Hixenbaugh continues his investigation of the Sea Dragon helicopter, which has one of the highest rates of deadly crashes in the armed services. He reports on a lawsuit alleging the maker, Sikorsky, and other defendants designed and manufactured an unsafe chopper.
In this article for the Los Angeles Times, investigative reporting students at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism report on whether footage collected by an anti-abortion activist represent undercover journalism protected by the First Amendment. The story is the first in a series on the ongoing national debate on abortion and is a collaboration between the IRP and the Times.
In an open letter published in the Huffington Post and an interview on Univision, IRP Fellow Anabel Hernández vows to continue her work as an investigative reporter, despite a break-in and threat she received at her Mexico City home.
In this piece for The Intercept, 2010-11 IRP Fellows Trevor Aaronson and Katie Galloway report on an FBI informant and the environmental activist she helped entrap.