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.
Our newest documentary “Rape on the Night Shift” airs on Univision on Saturday, June 20 and on PBS Frontline on Tuesday, June 23. The IRP teams up again with Frontline, Univision, The Center for Investigative Reporting, and KQED – this time to examine rampant sexual abuse of immigrant women in the janitorial industry.
In this story for Fusion, IRP Fellow Steve Fisher investigates how companies are illegally dumping toxic chemicals into a river in Mexico.
The IRP contributes reporting to a story on billionaire gaming magnate and influential Republican donor Sheldon Adelson, which aired on “Meet the Press” in May.
The IRP contributed to reporting in this Guardian story about billionaire gambling magnate Sheldon Adelson, who testified in Las Vegas in a case brought by a former casino executive.
The IRP’s Lowell Bergman, Matt Isaacs and Simon Marks, in collaboration with The Guaridan’s James Ball and Harry Davies, report on how U.S. casino groups made their billions against Macau’s seamy backdrop of triads, vice and corruption.
Under the direction of the IRP, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism student Alexander Mullaney (IRP Mark Felt Scholarship recipient) and Syeda Amna Hassan (J-School alum 2013) report on how a Pakistani doctor unwittingly fueled suspicions about efforts to fight polio, in this article for National Geographic. This is the second installment in a four-part series on polio.
In an article for Mother Jones magazine, 2013-14 IRP Fellow Brian Joseph investigates how the financial incentives of private foster care agencies tasked with screening and monitoring foster parents contribute to the abuse and neglect of vulnerable children nationwide.
IRP Managing Editor Tim McGirk, with help from students at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, investigates how volunteers fighting polio became the hunted in Pakistan in this piece for National Geographic. This is the first installment in a four-part series on polio.
UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism student Jason Paladino continues reporting on a crash-prone helicopter in an ongoing collaboration between the IRP, The Virginian-Pilot and NBC News.
IRP/CIR Reporter Abbie VanSickle reports on the lack of good statistics on how many people law enforcement officers kill each year.
In an article for Foreign Policy magazine, 2013-14 IRP Fellow Matthew Brunwasser reports on how mega-contractor Bechtel sold one of Europe’s poorest countries a $1.3 billion highway that is barely being used.
As part of her ongoing look at gun violence, IRP/CIR reporter Abbie VanSickle finds that 2014 was not an unusually deadly year for law enforcement officers.
UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism student Jason Paladino contributed to a Virginian-Pilot investigation of a helicopter with one of the highest rates of deadly crashes in the armed services. The story is a collaboration with the IRP and NBC News.