Archives for September, 2015
Posted: Sept. 30, 2015 | Tags: BankTracker
We’ve just updated the BankTracker database to include the second quarter, June 30 releases from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the National Credit Union Administration.
Many of the presidential candidates in the 2016 campaign are basing their tax proposals and other program goals on a rosy picture of future economic growth. Yet it was only seven years ago that Lehmann Brothers collapsed, threatening the U.S. banking system and economic collapse. If the candidates mention the banks and credit unions at all, they mostly express disdain for the TARP bailouts and other government favors going to the banks ...
Posted: Sept. 25, 2015 | Tags: journalism
Photo by Christina Animashaun, IRW
Betty Medsger talks about how her reporting unfolded before speaking to students recently at American University.
Double Exposure: The Investigative Film Festival at the National Portrait Gallery and the Newseum, from Sept. 30-Oct. 2, will feature seven screenings and a two-day symposium.
The Workshop's Chuck Lewis will moderate the final panel discussion on the documentary, "1971," and the book, "The Burglary," with author Betty Medsger. The panel will include Edward Snowden via Skype.
Medsger wrote the original newspaper stories and book about the March 8, 1971, burglary of an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania ...