In an interview with HuffPost Live, IRP Filmmaker in Residence Bernardo Ruiz talks about the United States’ “willful blindness” of Mexico and the missed opportunities in print and broadcast journalism.
In a piece for NBCNews.com, IRP Fellows Mike Hixenbaugh and Jason Paladino investigate the catastrophic failure of a Marine chopper’s engine.
In a piece for NBC News, IRP Fellows Mike Hixenbaugh and Jason Paladino report on how the Navy is resurrecting the training unit for the Sea Dragon, its oldest and most maintenance-intensive helicopter in service.
IRP Fellows Anabel Hernández and Steve Fisher appear on Democracy Now! to discuss their year-long investigation of the disappearance of 43 students in Iguala, Mexico.
As part of its continuing coverage of Macau, the IRP is releasing documents pertaining to Las Vegas Sands and its business practices in the former Portuguese colony. The documents, which include internal e-mails and reports and are part of ongoing litigation, reveal the details of relationships with an organized crime figure and a Macau businessman who was recently arrested as part of a federal bribery probe. These documents and others obtained at a Las Vegas Courthouse have since been sealed.
2015-16 Mark Felt Scholarship winner Jimmy Tobias reports on what an Enron spinoff is doing in the middle of Guatemala’s corruption scandal in this article for The Nation. The IRP provided reporting assistance.
An article in The Guardian credits the work of IRP fellows Anabel Hernández and Steve Fisher as the “first evidential challenge to the (Mexican) government’s account” of the disappearance of 43 students in Iguala, Mexico one year ago.
In an article published in the Mexican magazine Proceso, IRP Fellows Anabel Hernandez and Steve Fisher report that the alleged killers of the 43 missing students in Iguala, Mexico gave their depositions after being tortured. The story is part of their ongoing investigation of what happened to the students and was summarized in a piece by Huffington Post. The reporting of Hernandez and Fisher is based on depositions they obtained through sources.
Former IRP Fellow Matthew Brunwasser reports for The New York Times on the tens of thousands of migrants flooding into Europe.
Acclaimed Mexican journalist Anabel Hernandez says she has obtained internal documents that dispute the Mexican government’s official account surrounding the notorious escape of drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, including whether he really left through the tunnel found under his cell.
Former IRP Mark Felt Scholarship recipient Andy Mannix reports on prison sex-abuse in Washington prisons for the Seattle Times.
A report commissioned by Adelson’s company, uncovered from among documents filed as part of an ongoing lawsuit, shows Beijing was concerned officials were gambling with public money, leaving them vulnerable to blackmail.
The IRP’s Tim McGirk reports on Syria’s efforts to save its treasures before the ancient city of Palmyra was overrun by ISIS.
In an article for the Huffington Post, IRP Fellows Anabel Hernández and Steve Fisher report that a new witness is calling into question the government’s narrative of what happened to 43 students last September.