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An investigative journalist who spent years covering the CDC weighs in on the agency's MIA status during COVID-19.
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If you’re like me, you are alarmed by the rates of complications and deaths from sepsis worldwide. As a reporter, where do you start? Hospital Compare is a good place to begin.
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Ready for a fresh project to kick off the new year? Take a page from a recent investigation by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and start looking into who regulates dentists in your state.
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What’s the best way to vet the tips and decide which to pursue? These are the steps the Tampa Bay Times' deputy investigations editor takes and the records she seeks out.
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For reporters on the health beat, Medicaid is a vital source of watchdog stories. Check out these six great tips from veteran journalists on how to investigate Medicaid stories at local and regional outlets.
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What can you do to make sure you’re not in a position where outing a source is an option?
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Have you thought about using data and public records to investigate medical marijuana in your state? Here are some great places to start.
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An investigation into a Sacramento gun range ultimately spurred new legislation to better protect workers from lead poisoning.
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Every ambitious reporter wants to move beyond stories describing problems to stories that spur solutions to problems. But how?
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The Center for Health Journalism will welcome 22 journalists from around the nation on July 22 to USC's Annenberg School of Journalism.

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