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21. How a Reporter Pierced the Hype Behind Theranos

How a Reporter Pierced the Hype Behind Theranos

Podcast: Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou tells ProPublica's Charles Ornstein about the fallout from his report that a blood-testing company’s hype outpaced its actual science.

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22. Lauren Fleshman Interview With David Epstein

Lauren Fleshman Interview With David Epstein

Elite distance runner Lauren Fleshman talks to ProPublica's David Epstein about her qualms when famed track coach Alberto Salazar told her to use an asthma drug for performance.

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23. The Breakthrough: Curiosity drove her to call 1,000 people

The Breakthrough: Curiosity drove her to call 1,000 people

Buzzfeed’s Rosalind Adams set out to learn why America’s largest psychiatric hospital chain was under investigation. Source by source, she built a case that Universal Health Services was locking up people for profit.

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24. The Evolution of Editorial Design and Visual Storytelling

The Evolution of Editorial Design and Visual Storytelling

Khoi Vinh, principal designer at Adobe and formerly of The New York Times, talks with ProPublica’s design director, David Sleight, about design’s role in the newsroom and beyond.

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25. The Breakthrough: Uncovering NYC Cops Making Millions in Suspicious Deals

The Breakthrough: Uncovering NYC Cops Making Millions in Suspicious Deals

On our first episode of this season’s The Breakthrough, we talk with WNYC’s Robert Lewis tells us how his reporting triggered an internal investigation of suspicious dealings made by active-duty New York police officers.

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26. The Breakthrough: How an ICIJ Reporter Dug Up the World Bank’s Best Kept Secret

The Breakthrough: How an ICIJ Reporter Dug Up the World Bank’s Best Kept Secret

Sasha Chavkin chased it down across three continents, and into places he was warned weren’t safe.

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27. The Flint Water Crisis and the Unique Role of the Reporter Who Helped Uncover It

The Flint Water Crisis and the Unique Role of the Reporter Who Helped Uncover It

Curt Guyette, investigative journalist for the ACLU of Michigan, talks with ProPublica reporter Abrahm Lustgarten about finding proof that Flint’s water was poisoned.

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28. One Professor's Discovery About Speaking Truth to Power

One Professor's Discovery About Speaking Truth to Power

Adam Grant, author of “Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World,” talks to ProPublica reporter David Epstein about the psychology of going against the grain.

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29. Introducing Our New Podcast: The Breakthrough

Introducing Our New Podcast: The Breakthrough

We’re relaunching our podcast with a new format and new name, starting with three very special episodes.

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30. How the Nation’s Opioid Epidemic Is Morphing — and Growing

How the Nation’s Opioid Epidemic Is Morphing — and Growing

Podcast: Journalist David Armstrong has been tracking the rise of heroin and fentanyl and the human toll, as well as how drug companies marketed their narcotics years ago.

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31. ‘Half Bemused, Half Really Afraid’: What It’s Like Reporting on the High Seas

‘Half Bemused, Half Really Afraid’: What It’s Like Reporting on the High Seas

Podcast: New York Times reporter Ian Urbina talks about his latest series, “The Outlaw Ocean.” Photo: Sea Shepherd's ship, the Bob Barker, in pursuit of toothfish poachers. (Simon Ager/Sea Shepherd Global)

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32. Turning the Housing Bubble into Movie Magic in “The Big Short”

Turning the Housing Bubble into Movie Magic in “The Big Short”

Planet Money’s Adam Davidson talks with ProPublica senior reporter Jesse Eisinger about his role as a consultant for the Oscar-nominated film.

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33. Fed Tapes Excerpts

Fed Tapes Excerpts

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34. A Soldier on the Mob Beat

A Soldier on the Mob Beat

Podcast: Jerry Capeci, Gang Land columnist and longtime reporter for the New York Daily News, on how he began exclusively covering the mob.

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35. Uncovering the Stark Disparities Behind School Money

Uncovering the Stark Disparities Behind School Money

NPR reporter Cory Turner tells ProPublica's Annie Waldman about his investigation into school spending inequities.

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36. Codes of Silence and Journalism’s Obligations

Codes of Silence and Journalism’s Obligations

A reporter in Chicago took on the police department’s alleged code of silence on misconduct. He produced a memorable story and poses some provocative questions to go with it.

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37. Meet the Panama Papers Editor Who Handled 376 Reporters in 80 Countries

Meet the Panama Papers Editor Who Handled 376 Reporters in 80 Countries

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists’ Marina Walker Guevara joined our podcast, talking about how they handled such a big leak and why some big U.S. outlets passed.

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39. From Captive to Captor: A Journalist’s Journey from Prisoner to Prison Guard

From Captive to Captor: A Journalist’s Journey from Prisoner to Prison Guard

Mother Jones reporter Shane Bauer goes undercover as a prison guard in Louisiana and finds a dark truth within himself.

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40. The Breakthrough: Hopelessness and Exploitation Inside Homes for Mentally Ill

The Breakthrough: Hopelessness and Exploitation Inside Homes for Mentally Ill

A reporter finds that homes meant to replace New York’s troubled psychiatric hospitals might be just as bad.

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