Topic: “Behind the story”

Posted in Behind the News

Reporter’s investigation exposes abuse of migrant children

, by Lauren Easton

National investigative reporter Garance Burke revealed this week that more than two dozen migrant children were abused or neglected in American homes since the federal government relaxed procedures for vetting those wanting to take in unaccompanied minors crossing the southern border.

Posted in Behind the News

22 years a slave: AP takes readers on emotional journey home

, by Erin Madigan White

The Associated Press today published a gripping tale of the life of Myint Naing, one of hundreds of former slaves rescued and returned home after a yearlong AP investigation exposed extreme labor abuses in Southeast Asia’s seafood industry.

Posted in Announcements

The story of a prolific pedophile: How AP’s investigation came together

, by Paul Colford

The discovery of a teacher whom the FBI regards as one of the most prolific pedophiles in memory has set off a crisis in the close-knit community of international schools and prompted hundreds of people to contact the bureau, greatly expanding the potential number of suspected victims.