Best investigative reporting podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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Your place to discuss history, ancient history, biblical history, world religion, philosophy, and unexplained phenomenon. LIVE SHOWS ALSO SIMULCAST ON THE BTR PAGE OF CLN: http://wwww.blogtalkradio.com/clnAND OCCASIONALLY AT:www.clnradio.com
 
Voice of San Diego's spitfire roundup of this week's news in brief, featuring an exclusive interview and special guest in the second half.
 
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Brave Little State
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What if you could decide what stories Vermont Public Radio should be covering, before they're even assigned? That's the idea behind Brave Little State.
 
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IRE Radio Podcast
Monthly
 
Go behind the story with some of the country’s best journalists on this radio program produced by Investigative Reporters and Editors, a nonprofit journalism organization dedicated to improving the quality of investigative reporting. Sit in on conversations with award-winning reporters, editors and producers to hear how they broke some of the biggest stories of the year.
 
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20/20
Weekly
 
ABC's 20/20 is the primetime news magazine program featuring newsmaker interviews, hard-hitting investigative reports, exclusives, compelling features and medical mysteries.
 
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Outside The Lines
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Outside the Lines' reporters investigate the biggest trends and topics from around the world of sports.
 
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In the Dark
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In the Dark is an investigative podcast from APM Reports. Season Two, beginning May 1, is about the Curtis Flowers case. Season One focused on the abduction of Jacob Wetterling.
 
KSL's team of reporters takes you inside the news with a depth and breadth of coverage and investigation no one else can bring you. Based out of Salt Lake City, Utah, KSL journalists cover local and national news. They are award-winning and well-respected in the journalism community.
 
Background Briefing is daring narrative journalism: Australian investigations with impact. Our award-winning reporters forensically uncover the hidden stories at the heart of the country’s biggest issues.
 
Where is Cleo? Taken by child welfare workers in the 1970’s and adopted in the U.S., the young Cree girl’s family believes she was raped and murdered while hitchhiking back home to Saskatchewan. CBC news investigative reporter Connie Walker joins the search to find out what really happened to Cleo.
 
Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/ ...
 
Ever had a question about the Derby City that you just can't answer? That's where Curious Louisville comes in. Listeners submit their questions, the public votes on which questions to investigate, and 89.3 WFPL finds the answers.
 
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Chomsky For Mayor
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Former morning zoo radio DJ Rockin' Ray Robinson and former investigative reporter Ned Jenkins create a radio show promoting Chomsky for Mayor to get them back into the spotlight! Issues raised by Chomsky and his frequent internet postings are addressed... as well as how our show may or may not be on the air at the moment. Tune in each week to get an update on the race, and Chomsky's antics. Chomsky for Mayor is a show created by Nate Rubin and Chad Kean. Chomsky is Nate Rubin: Sam on the Si ...
 
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Tiny Spark
Monthly
 
We investigate philanthropy, nonprofits and for-profit social good initiatives. In-depth interviews and shoe leather reporting from across the globe. Send us your tips. www.tinyspark.org
 
Welcome to Oh No, Ross and Carrie!, the show where we don’t just report on fringe science, spirituality, and claims of the paranormal, but take part ourselves. Follow us as we join religions, undergo alternative treatments, seek out the paranormal, and always find the humor in life’s biggest mysteries. We show up - so you don’t have to. Every month we share a new investigation, along with occasional bonus interviews and updates.
 
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The Hagmann Report
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The Hagmann Report provides listeners information about current events and historical topics that transcend the political right-left paradigm and delve into the real issues behind the sugar-coated news. This unique, father-son detective duo uses their investigative abilities and resources to aggressively research and report on issues left untouched by the corporate media and those that exist beyond the scope of the non-traditional media. The show addresses many issues once considered mere fo ...
 
From the PBS investigative series FRONTLINE - a new narrative podcast that expands the series’ tradition of tough, fair and deeply reported long-form journalism. Every episode will explore a different domestic or international story, told by producers and reporters around the globe. Produced at FRONTLINE’s headquarters at WGBH in Boston and powered by PRX. The FRONTLINE Dispatch is made possible by the Abrams Foundation Journalism Initiative.
 
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Front And Center
Monthly
 
Front and Center explores the issues that make our region what it is, taking time to investigate hard questions and follow rich stories. Our first series explores the most obvious aspect of the region: water. Front and Center is sponsored by the Joyce Foundation.
 
Each week on television, Sid Roth investigates and reports on people who have experienced extraordinary healings, miracles, and personal encounters with God. At the end of each program, Sid tells viewers how they can achieve imtimacy with the living God.
 
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Inquiring Minds
Weekly
 
Each week Inquiring Minds brings you a new, in-depth exploration of the place where science, politics, and society collide. We’re committed to the idea that making an effort to understand the world around you though science and critical thinking can benefit everyone—and lead to better decisions. We endeavor to find out what’s true, what’s left to discover, and why it all matters with weekly coverage of the latest headlines and probing discussions with leading scientists and thinkers. Produce ...
 
ENLARGING THE SPACE FOR WATCHDOGJOURNALISM: COUNTERING THREATS, SUPPORTING INNOVATIONS, is a conference being held on March 12& 13 at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. It is co-sponsored by the Open Society Institute, the Fund for Independence in Journalism, the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. http://www.watchdogconference.com/
 
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Trump, Inc.
Weekly
 
He’s the President, yet we’re still trying to answer basic questions about how his business works: What deals are happening, who they’re happening with, and if the President and his family are keeping their promise to separate the Trump Organization from the Trump White House. "Trump, Inc." is a joint reporting project from WNYC Studios and ProPublica that digs deep into those questions. We’ll be laying out what we know, what we don’t, and how you can help us fill in the gaps. WNYC Studios i ...
 
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Can He Do That?
Weekly
 
Donald Trump’s historic presidency is unlike any other that’s come before it. From a record-setting staff turnover rate to unpredictable policy decisions to an ongoing investigation into his campaign, each episode of this podcast focuses on one aspect of Trump’s time in the White House that raises the question: "Can He Do That?"Led by interim host Martine Powers, the podcast features Washington Post reporters and experts to illuminate the ways Donald Trump can reshape the presidency. And wha ...
 
Probing the weird, wacky and spectacular, the Naked Scientists Special Editions are special one-off scientific reports, investigations and interviews on cutting-edge topics by the Naked Scientists team.
 
Pamela Wible, M.D., reports medical news, politics, and culture. Known for her original investigative reporting on medical student/physician suicide and human rights violations in medicine, Dr. Wible takes on taboo topics that impact your life now. She features whistleblower stories and champions change agents who challenge our culture and beliefs while offering practical tips and business strategies for those who value independence, innovation, and truth.
 
ESPN's Jeremy Schaap takes listeners on an experience full of investigative reporting and offbeat stories, all focused on sports.
 
Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/ ...
 
German for beginners: Paula and Philipp are Radio D reporters who have several mysterious cases to investigate. Join them as their research takes them across Germany -- and learn German along the way! [English Version]
 
Hear some of the best-reported stories from the Financial Times’s investigative journalists. The dialogue in these podcasts is based on interviews, court records and other documents. We pace each story over a series of episodes.
 
ESPN's Jeremy Schaap takes listeners on an experience full of investigative reporting and offbeat stories, all focused on sports.
 
Our staff, in collaboration with courageous journalists around the globe, will investigate, report and debate stories on the critical issues of our times. We are member supported and do not accept advertising, government or corporate funding.
 
The Backpacking Light Podcast explores the technology, gear, skills, and philosophy of backcountry wilderness travel through stories, interviews, and investigative reports.
 
Join us every Sunday night at 5pm PST as we discuss recent Sasquatch sightings, encounters and talk to Bigfoot eye witnesses. People are seeing something in the woods and there are too many reports for this too be ignored. Listen as we talk to researchers, witnesses and investigators to unravel the mystery of Bigfoot. Every week we will also bring you the latest Bigfoot news and information. Our live call in number is 646-716-8791. Please help us produce more shows per week. Below is our new ...
 
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Stranglers
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From June, 1962 through January, 1964, women in the city of Boston lived in fear of the infamous Strangler. Over those 19 months, he committed 13 known murders-crimes that included vicious sexual assaults and bizarre stagings of the victims' bodies. After the largest police investigation in Massachusetts history, handyman Albert DeSalvo confessed and went to prison. Despite DeSalvo's full confession and imprisonment, authorities would never put him on trial for the actual murders. And more t ...
 
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ABC RN
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Background Briefing is daring narrative journalism: Australian investigations with impact. Our award-winning reporters forensically uncover the hidden stories at the heart of the country’s biggest issues.
 
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Outside The Lines
Weekly+
 
Outside the Lines' reporters investigate the biggest trends and topics from around the world of sports.
 
A DAILY paranormal podcast filled with real ghost stories of horror, told by real people. Stories that encompass all areas of the paranormal, supernatural, demonic, ghost investigations, haunted houses, possessions, shadow people, the unexplained and more. Some listeners describe our true ghost stories as “a podcast full of great spooky stories”. Another listener writes “not the same old boring zombies, vampires, witches and werewolves! This is the best ghost story podcast out there”, and an ...
 
New cases for the reporters: episodes 27 to 52 take Paula and Philipp all around Germany. Their investigations include laser attacks in Jena and changes on the trail of the Berlin Wall [English version]
 
Welcome to Oh No, Ross and Carrie!, the show where we don’t just report on fringe science, spirituality, and claims of the paranormal, but take part ourselves. Follow us as we join religions, undergo alternative treatments, seek out the paranormal, and always find the humor in life’s biggest mysteries. We show up - so you don’t have to. Every month we share a new investigation, along with occasional bonus interviews and updates.
 
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IS THIS ILLEGAL?
Monthly
 
A podcast about stories of questionable legality produced by investigative reporter Alissa Fleck.
 
Our staff, in collaboration with courageous journalists around the globe, will investigate, report and debate stories on the critical issues of our times. We are member supported and do not accept advertising, government or corporate funding.
 
Our staff, in collaboration with courageous journalists around the globe, will investigate, report and debate stories on the critical issues of our times. We are member supported and do not accept advertising, government or corporate funding.
 
I’ve seen bad things and met bad people. That happens after 20 years in the FBI, 10 years as a Psychiatric Nurse and another decade reporting on crime with Investigation Discovery. On FACING EVIL, I sit face-to-face with killers trying to understand what makes them do it, so others might avoid the same mistakes.
 
Probing the weird, wacky and spectacular, the Naked Scientists Special Editions are special one-off scientific reports, investigations and interviews on cutting-edge topics by the Naked Scientists team.
 
Lee Stranahan is the lead investigative reporter for Breitbart News, one of the most read news sites in America. He's broken national and international stories.
 
Background Briefing is daring narrative journalism: Australian investigations with impact. Our award-winning reporters forensically uncover the hidden stories at the heart of the country’s biggest issues.
 
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NStarPost Uploads
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A weekly podcast brought to you by The Information, a subscription tech news site doing deep dives and investigative looks at the tech and media industries. Each episode highlights some of the major happenings in tech business world, featuring the reporters at The Information. It's interviews, analysis, and wrap-ups to help give you insights into what the biggest companies in the industry are thinking.
 
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BLAME
Monthly
 
BLAME is a podcast produced by the 9Wants to Know investigative reporting team at 9NEWS in Denver, Colorado. Reporter Kevin Vaughan takes you along as 9Wants to Know investigates a mother’s death, her husband’s secrets and the lax police work that far too quickly accepted the theory that the couple’s 6-year-old son was to BLAME. For case documents, photos, maps and information please go to http://9news.com/blame.
 
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Bubbler Talk
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What's got you scratching your head about the Milwaukee area? WUWM News reporters and Lake Effect producers investigate your questions.
 
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San Joaquin County Sheriff Stripped of Role in Death Investigations San Joaquin County Sheriff-Coroner Steve Moore is being stripped of his role in death investigations. County supervisors will establish a medical examiner’s office headed by a licensed forensic pathologist. Reporter: Julie Small Oakland Assemblyman’s Bill Would Provide Workplac ...…
 
RTÉ Investigates Reporter Aoife Hegarty reports on how the women at the centre of a foster home abuse scandal in County Galway have this morning written to the Minister for Health calling for an independent commission of investigation to fully investigate their case
 
RTÉ Investigates Reporter Aoife Hegarty reports on how the women at the centre of a foster home abuse scandal in County Galway have this morning written to the Minister for Health calling for an independent commission of investigation to fully investigate their case
 
In this April edition of The Hobson & Holtz Report, Neville and Shel talk about… Starbucks’ response to a racial incident in Philadelphia that went viral and sparked protests In an effort to reduce “noise pollution,” Ghana wants Muslims to issue the call to prayer via WhatsApp The line between earned and paid media is blurring and consumers don ...…
 
Some new disturbing information about Fresno State professor Randa Jarrar is revealed by writer Daniel Greenfield, journalism fellow and investigative reporter at the Freedom Center, who joins The Trevor Carey Show to break down the situation at Fresno State.
 
Nicolle Wallace breaks down Trump's latest Twitter eruption amid the increasing change that his longtime lawyer Michael Cohen may 'flip'. Plus new reporting about Jeff Sessions & the special counsel's investigation and the interesting dynamic between Trump & French President Emmanuel Macron ahead of the upcoming state dinner. Joined by: Directo ...…
 
Investigations reveal that Sean Hannity uses HUD financing in real estate empire, and EPA chief Scott Pruitt rewards Okie cronies….--following Michael Cohen disclosure, reporters find Hannity’s $90 million real estate portfolio, partly funded by HUD, secreted in shell companies --as Pruitt faces at least 10 different investigations, NY Times ex ...…
 
Monday, April 23 – We learn about the Culinary Arts program at the North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton from associate professor Kyle Armitage. We’ll hear about their restaurant nights, a recent trip to a regional championship, and an upcoming food tour through Italy. ~~~ The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, is t ...…
 
Plus... David Copperfield testifies in court, a MLB batter sets new major league record, Kate Middleton gives birth, researchers reveal best foods to impress your date, a study finds divorce could be "contagious", a Delta passenger faces an unusual customs fine, Walmart updates their employee uniforms, Wayfair adds new discount day, a study fin ...…
 
The Washington Post's recently-formed Rapid Response Investigative team helped upend an Alabama Senate race and uncover a scheme to invalidate their own reporting.
 
FREE FULL EPISODE: This week on Look Forward, Jay returns with Brad as Andy feels his family is more important than reporting on the active decline of our fair nation. The guys discuss Barbara Bush, more GOP retirements, Gorsuch being reasonable, Nikki Haley being thrown under the bus, Giuliani stepping into the Mueller investigation, Sean Hann ...…
 
In November 2006, a young pregnant mother was found dead in her home near Raleigh, North Carolina. Investigators immediately suspected her husband, who had a seemingly rock-solid alibi - he was hundreds of miles away on a business trip at the time of the murder. Or was he? In Part 2, we finally hear Jason's side of the story - but is it enough ...…
 
On this West Virginia Morning, politically, the Ohio Valley is known as Trump Country. But even in this politically conservative area, most members of the U.S. Senate say the special counsel investigating President Trump should be allowed to complete his work. As Jeff Young reports, opinions differ on a bipartisan bill to protect the special co ...…
 
In this first edition of KCIW Investigates, our team tackles the problems at the Port of Brookings Harbor. Reporter Nigel Weiss spent countless hours searching documents and interviewing many of the people who know the facts firsthand, trying to answer the questions, what happened, when, and why? Host: Nigel Weiss; Producer: Candice Michel The ...…
 
Charles Swift is director of the Dallas-based Constitutional Law Center for Muslims in America. He led the defense team in the month-long Orlando trial of Noor Salman, the widow of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen. Swift has an enviable record of success in securing justice for unpopular clients. As a Navy judge advocate general, Swift was a ...…
 
Anne C. Beal, MD, MPH, is dedicated to improving health care in the United States, particularly for vulnerable patient groups. Her career is devoted to providing access to high quality health care and has included delivering health care services, teaching, research, public health, and philanthropy. Dr. Beal is Senior Vice President and Head of ...…
 
Fox News host Sean Hannity is defending his relationship with President Trump's fixer and personal lawyer. A judge forced Michael Cohen to reveal Hannity as one of his clients. We'll talk to Rikki Klieman about how the judge also denied Cohen's request to review material seized by the FBI. The president overrules advisers and scraps new sanctio ...…
 
The US-led airstrike on Syria occured in the early hours of Saturday morning. Reporter Vasiliki Raptis investigates.
 
A faction of the Liberal Party is pushing for policies that have been likened to conversion therapy. Reporter Anjali Dutta investigates. Interview with Transgender Victoria.
 
A Bill put forward by the Liberal Party that seeks to have welfare recipients subject to mandatory drug tests has resurfaced in Parliament. In 2017 under his role as Social Services Minister, Christian Porter introduced the proposal that unemployed people receiving welfare allowance would be subject to compulsory drug tests. The Bill failed to ...…
 
Lee Stranahan has been to Syria and has some insight and opinion on 4/13/18 airstrikes. For more on Lee, go to http://leestranahan.com/
 
On The Listening Post this week: Media mystery in Pakistan - who ordered Geo News off the air and why? Plus, the challenges of covering the world's largest biometric database.Why did Pakistan's Geo TV go dark?Pakistan's most-watched broadcast network Geo TV has been off the air for more than a month across much of the country and no one in a po ...…
 
On The Listening Post this week: Media mystery in Pakistan - who ordered Geo News off the air and why? Plus, the challenges of covering the world's largest biometric database.Why did Pakistan's Geo TV go dark?Pakistan's most-watched broadcast network Geo TV has been off the air for more than a month across much of the country and no one in a po ...…
 
This week’s debut episode features interviews from Bristol Live Editor Mike Norton (@Bristol_editor) who talks us through the name-change from the Bristol Post to Bristol Live. Then I talk with education reporter Michael Yong (@MichaelYong ) about a council scandal that left a family living in a hotel room for years. Last but not least, I chat ...…
 
Abs speaks to the US correspondent Adrian Brune We do not participate in Twitter diplomacy.” That’s what a Kremlin spokesman said yesterday after President Donald Trump tweeted that Russia should “get ready” for a U.S. missile strike on Syria in response to last week’s chemical attack in Douma. Though Trump later struck a conciliatory tone, sug ...…
 
Rebecca Lawson is the Editor-in-Chief of Mavs Moneyball, the SB Nation site covering the Dallas Mavericks. She joined the Women’s Hoops And Talks (WHAT) Podcast to talk about a variety of topics including the Mavericks 2011 Championship team, what it is like to cover Dirk Nowitzki, and how to keep everyone’s interest when the team is tanking. T ...…
 
New York Times reports that prosecutors obtained a warrant to search the Trump lawyer’s offices after receiving a referral from Robert Mueller. The special counsel reportedly provided federal agents with relevant information he found during his investigation into Russian meddling, though Cohen’s lawyer, Stephen Ryan, is protesting the search as ...…
 
New York Times reports that prosecutors obtained a warrant to search the Trump lawyer’s offices after receiving a referral from Robert Mueller. The special counsel reportedly provided federal agents with relevant information he found during his investigation into Russian meddling, though Cohen’s lawyer, Stephen Ryan, is protesting the search as ...…
 
The mighty Mississippi is shackled and constrained by a series of channels, locks, and levees. The height of those levee walls is regulated by the Army Corps of Engineers to ensure that riverside districts equally bear the risk of flooding. But some districts have piled more sand atop their levees to protect against imminent flood risk during e ...…
 
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