Despite the federal shutdown, the US House Committee on Veteran Affairs is holding a hearing tomorrow on the over-prescription of addictive painkillers to vets. This comes directly from our lead story on Reveal. Link: http://veterans.house.gov/hearing/between-peril-and-promise-facing-the-dangers-of-va’s-skyrocketing-use-of-prescription Click here for more about Reveal.
Great press continues to roll in for Reveal, including write-ups in USA Today and Columbia Journalism Review. We’ve also added over 100 stations for the pilot, including now 9 of the top 10 markets. New Yorkers, be sure to tune in on WNYC this weekend: Sat @ 6am (93.9 FM), Sat @ 2pm (820AM), Sun @
Legendary journalist and Center for Investigative Reporting e.d. Robert Rosenthal just posted about the aims and goals of Reveal. I’ll have more on my particular interest in the project soon. “We know that the public cares about deeply reported stories that hold the powerful accountable and give voice to the voiceless. But too often, those
Current.org, the public media trade magazine, did a lengthy feature on my latest project Reveal. Public Radio Exchange is adding a new weekly show to its development slate — Reveal, a joint production with the Center for Investigative Journalism. Reveal is scheduled to hit the air next year, so PRX and CIR are producing a pilot to
A great piece on All Things Considered shows how the Malibu app fits into a bigger fight over coastal access that happening right now in the California Legislature. Reporter Daniel Hajek ties Malibu’s new parking rules to AB 976, which would give the Calif. Coastal Commission the ability to enforce the Calif. Coastal Act –
The quote from Richard Mendoza at top of the piece says a lot about why we did this. “We thought it was just private, so we wouldn’t even go for it,” he said. “But now we know the app. The app is useful for sure.” 23,207 downloads as of yesterday. Link: Mobile App Maps Malibu’s Hidden
Awesome tech / news site The Verge sent Trent Wolbe – awesome writer and generally great guy – to cover our Malibu beach party, marking the official launch of Our Malibu Beaches. It was a great day and Trent got what a lot of reporters have missed about our work on this app – it’s much more than