Rank #1: The Breakthrough: Behind the Scenes of Hillary Clinton’s Failed Bid for President
Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes didn’t know their book would be called ‘Shattered,’ or that their extraordinary access would let them chronicle the mounting signs of a doomed campaign.
Aug 25 2017
Rank #2: The Breakthrough: How a Small News Outlet Brought Down the State Hero
VTDigger’s Anne Galloway was suspicious the moment she heard about a too-good-to-be-true development. She didn’t know how right she was.
Aug 11 2017
Rank #3: 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.
Jun 16 2017
Rank #4: 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.
Jul 14 2017
Rank #5: The Breakthrough: A Reporter Crosses Borders to Uncover Labor Abuse
ProPublica’s Michael Grabell travels from the heart of Ohio to the mountains of Guatemala to track down immigrant workers harmed in American poultry plants.
Jun 30 2017
Rank #6: The Breakthrough: How a Reporter Uncovered Widespread Russian Meddling — In the Olympics
New York Times reporter Rebecca Ruiz scored a confession from a Russian doctor at the center of a doping scandal that spoiled the 2014 Winter Games.
Oct 06 2017
Rank #7: 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.
Sep 08 2017
Rank #8: The Breakthrough: A Reporter Finds a Man Proven Innocent, But Still Guilty in Eyes of the Law
ProPublica’s Megan Rose tells the story of a Las Vegas circus performer, a drifter and an ambitious prosecutor tangled in a case of wrongful conviction.
Sep 22 2017
Rank #9: The Breakthrough: Reporting on Life and Death in the Delivery Room
ProPublica reporter Nina Martin and her team used social media and old-fashioned shoe leather to show how the U.S. has the worst maternal death rate in the developed world.
Jul 28 2017
Rank #10: Coming From ProPublica and WNYC: ‘Trump, Inc.,’ the Podcast
Feb 07 2018