The IRE Resource Center is a major research library containing more than 23,250 investigative stories — both print and broadcast. These stories are searchable online or by contacting the Resource Center directly (573-882-3364 or firstname.lastname@example.org) where a researcher can help you pinpoint what you need. Browse or search the tipsheet section of our library below. Stories are not available for download but can be easily ordered by contacting the Resource Center:
The IRE Resource Center is a major research library containing more than 23,250 investigative stories — both print and broadcast.
These stories are searchable online or by contacting the Resource Center directly (573-882-3364 or email@example.com) where a researcher can help you pinpoint what you need.
Browse or search the tipsheet section of our library below. Stories are not available for download but can be easily ordered by contacting the Resource Center:
Search results for "shock industry" ...
This book describes the history of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), better known as shock treatment. Doctors promote these treatments as safe; these doctors also receive a great profit from these treatments. Further, this book reveals that these treatments are not safe according to science and evidence from firsthand accounts of patients. ECT can have permanent negative effects on memory and cognition actions.
This investigation examined more than 3,850 deaths of marine animals since 1972. The authors found that animals are often mistreated during captivity, and that thousands have died under human care from clorine posioning, heat exposure, capture shock and stress. This in-depth look at the $1 billion - a - year marine mammal industry reveals that not only is it riddled with problems, but also that the government is doing very little to correct them.
Ticket Shock. Business fares increase even as leisure travel keeps getting cheaper. Technology, obscure science make it easy for airlines to manipulate pricing. Fear of undercutting rivals.
This article talks about advances in the airline industry and explains why the industry was becoming increasingly profitable in 1997. It also includes some information about "yield management," the computer system that allows airlines to predict how many last-minute business travelers will show up at the last minute looking for a flight.
The Denver Post's three part series. "Part 1: The merger of Qwest and U.S. West creates culture shock as deal-driven revenue becomes king. Publicly the picture is rosy but, in private, doubts grow. Part 2: As the telecom industry crashes, Qwest unravels unable to hold off critics and investigators who question the company's accounting. Part 3: A new leader tries to restore credibility, but Qwest remains besieged by federal investigations and unhappy shareholders." Includes a timeline graphic of major events.
Tags: Qwest; U.S. West; telephone; telecommunications; telecom; accounting; federal investigation; mergers; business deals; business; spending; costs; accounting gimmicks; fraudulent accounting; Joe Nacchio
Antilla documents the history of sexual harassment and discrimination in the brokerage industry over the past two decades. The book follows the story of Pamela K. Martens, who along with her coplaintiffs in Martens et al vs. Smith Barney, et al, went public with shocking allegations of sexual harassment and gender discrimination.
The Leader-Telegram "dug into the backgrounds of two questionable doctors in high-profile specialties who transplanted to Eau Claire (Wis.) late in their careers. What they found rocked the regional health-care industry and shocked the conscience of the community.... (One doctor) had reached an illegal, secret deal with hospital officials in California to cover up his suspect medical record and allow him to practice in Wisconsin... (The other doctor) had been the target of more than twice as many malpractice claims as any other neurosurgeon in Wisconsin since moving his practice..."