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The ProPublica Podcast is a weekly program featuring interviews with reporters and information about the latest investigations published by ProPublica.org. Produced by the nonprofit newsroom, the podcast will take listeners behind the scenes of their reporting to show how they obtained the story, what inspired the report and what’s the potential impact that could result from the investigation.
||CleanThe Breakthrough: How a Reporter Solved a Decades-Old Murder||The 1962 murder of Mary Horton was one of the oldest cold cases in U.S. history. Then reporter Jerry Mitchell started digging into it.||20 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Breakthrough: Meet the Reporter Who Went Undercover in the Hermit Kingdom||Author Suki Kim taught English at a boarding school for North Korea’s young elites. Here’s how she pulled it off.||13 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Breakthrough: The $2 Drug Test||We’re relaunching our podcast with a new format and new name, starting with three special episodes. This week: how ProPublica reporters discovered police departments nationwide use a $2 test for detecting drugs that can send innocent people to jail.||6 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing Our New Podcast: The Breakthrough||We’re relaunching our podcast with a new format and new name, starting with three very special episodes.||6 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRenewable Energy: An Exxon Investigation Given Second Life as Trump Taps Exec for Cabinet||Podcast: Reporting by Inside Climate News will be required reading for lawmakers considering Exxon boss Rex Tillerson’s fitness to be the country’s next Secretary of State.||23 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow We Found a Pro-Trump Group Blew Past Campaign Finance Laws||We talked with ProPublica reporter Robert Faturechi about America Comes First, which appears to have violated legal deadlines and caps on contributions.||16 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat You Need to Know About Authoritarianism||Podcast: We spoke with Amanda Taub, who delved deep into the research on what prompts people to support authoritarian leaders.||12 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Journalists Need to Go Beyond Fact Checking Trump||Podcast: We spoke with political science professor Brendan Nyhan about President-Elect Trump's lies and how reporters should handle them.||5 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Journalists Need to Begin Imagining the Unimaginable||In this week’s podcast, journalist Masha Gessen, who spent years reporting from Putin’s Russia, shares her thoughts on what journalists should be on watch for with the incoming U.S. administration.||23 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Presidential Polls Weren’t As Wrong as the Interpreters||Podcast: A senior writer for the FiveThirtyEight website argues the polls picked up evidence the race would be close -- but many people just didn’t believe it.||21 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|