It's not easy prying information out of hospitals and health departments. On our podcast this week we’ll hear from journalists who successfully negotiated for the data or documents they needed to fuel an investigation. Here’s the lineup:
- Gary Dotson of the Belleville News-Democrat shares the paper’s 2012 story about the state’s failure to investigate after disabled adults living at home died from abuse or neglect.
- Robin Fields of ProPublica explains how she successfully argued for data on dialysis facilities across the country.
- Ellen Gabler of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel discusses “Deadly Delays,” an investigation that ...