Some of our most important stories are untold — buried in public documents stuffed away in government file cabinets around the world. Investigative reporter Djordje Padejski describes The Global FOIA Machine he is creating to liberate those documents. — at Stanford University.
Story behind the Pulitzer-winning stories: a conversation with Jeff Gottlieb, Ruben Vives and Paloma Esquivel of the Los Angeles Times. Gottlieb and Vives led a team that won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for exposing corruption in the small California city of Bell, where officials paid themselves exorbitant salaries funded by questionable fees … Continue reading