News

Wind And Waves

August 1, 2018
Caravan Magazine

A new radio station starts in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria | Read more|

Famed Houston Surgeon Updates Conflict-of-Interest Disclosures

August 10, 2018
ProPublica

ProPublica and the Houston Chronicle reported in May that Dr. O.H. “Bud” Frazier had often failed to disclose his payments from medical device makers in articles he authored. Since then, he’s amended his disclosures for three pieces in the New England Journal of Medicine. | Read more|

Tough Luck

August 1, 2018
Caravan Magazine

A boardgame plays up the worst nightmares of Japanese youth | Read more|

Amit Shah Omits Liability That Secured Credit For Son’s Business In Electoral Affidavit; Dramatic Increase In Credit Facilities To Son’s Firm In Last Year

August 10, 2018
Caravan Magazine

Amit Shah mortgaged two of his properties for his son Jay Shah’s business venture Kusum Finserve LLP, which has recorded dramatic increase in credit facilities in recent years despite its poor finances. The BJP national president’s contingent liability with respect to this credit facility is, however, missing from | Read more|

No place to run (rebroadcast)

August 11, 2018
The Reveal News

In Texas, the foster care system is failing the vulnerable children it’s meant to protect, leaving many without a safe place to live. | Read more|

The “Discernible Lack Of Transparency” In 360-Degree Empanelment Is “Rather Unfair To The Officer”: Former Cabinet Secretary KM Chandrasekhar

August 12, 2018
The Caravan

KM Chandrasekhar served as the cabinet secretary, the highest post in the Indian civil service, for four years from 2007–11. Chandrasekhar is an Indian Administrative Services officer from the 1970 batch of the Kerala cadre and served a 15-year-long tenure with the central government. During this period, he served as | Read more|

When spark meets sprawl: Building in wildlands increases fire risk

August 8, 2018
The Reveal News

Fire is as common to Western states as the drought-dried shrubs that feed the flames. This month marks the 25th anniversary of the Oakland Hills Firestorm in the San Francisco Bay Area that destroyed about 3,000 homes and killed 25 people. At an estimated $1.5 billion in losses – $2.7 billion in today’s dollars – | Read more|

Deadnamed

August 10, 2018
ProPublica

The way cops in Jacksonville and other jurisdictions investigate the murders of transgender women adds insult to injury and may be delaying justice. | Read more|

BJP govt is misleading the public: Congress

May 15, 2018
cobrapost

The Congress dubbed the GDP numbers as “surprising” and “highly suspect” that could dent India’s global credibility and accused the prime minister and the finance minister of “misleading” the public. | Read more|