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  • Deadly Force

    Deadly Force documented a pattern of harm and harassment by deputies at rural sheriff’s department in North Carolina. Two residents had been killed; others were beaten or threatened.
  • Out Here, No One Can Hear You Scream

    Kathryn Joyce’s expose of sexual harassment, assault and gender discrimination in the National Park Service and Forest Service broke the news of the perpetrators' identities, led to the resignation of the Grand Canyon superintendent amid a harassment probe, and helped spark House hearings to examine the scandal.
  • How the Park Service is Failing Women

    In January 2016, the Department of the Interior released a report revealing that female employees of the River District of the Grand Canyon had been sexually harassed for years, so High Country News staff decided to investigate further. After 11 months of reporting, dozens of tips from current and former employees within the National Park Service, we found that the sexual harassment and gender discrimination issues were far more systematic than the agency.
  • Private Schools, Painful Secrets

    The Globe found more than 110 private schools in New England have faced allegations that educators sexually abused or harassed students over the past 25 years, including many cases where schools covered up the abuse or quietly helped ousted teachers land jobs at other schools. https://brightcove.hs.llnwd.net/e1/pd/245991542/245991542_4882243148001_4880285188001.mp4?pubId=245991542&videoId=4880285188001 https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/07/20/look-details-specific-school/aI4dxnYNcW7wo3oPpDbb6N/story.html?p1=Article_Related_Box_Article_More
  • How the Park Service is Failing Women

    In January 2016, the Department of the Interior released a report revealing that female employees of the River District of the Grand Canyon had been sexually harassed for years, so High Country News staff decided to investigate further. After 11 months of reporting, dozens of tips from current and former employees within the National Park Service, we found that the sexual harassment and gender discrimination issues were far more systematic than the agency would admit.
  • Prison Broke

    The Pitch's investigation revealed millions of dollars were quietly paid to Missouri prison guards who were harassed and retaliated against by supervisors and coworkers. The director resigned amid state probes.
  • Code of Silence

    "Code of Silence" is an investigative documentary about the sexual harassment of female corrections officers at the hands of their co-workers. The half-hour film was our master's project for Columbia Journalism School. https://vimeo.com/147951744
  • Why didn’t anyone stop Doctor Hardy?

    A rare in-depth look at how one prominent Massachusetts physician got away with sexual misconduct spanning three decades, despite more than a dozen authorities hearing complaints about him from ​the time of ​his undergraduate years at Princeton ​through​ his tenure as a popular infertility doctor.
  • The Wolves of Jefferson City

    Kansas City Star reporters proved that the speaker of the Missouri House had an ongoing, sexually charged relationship with a 19‐year‐old intern; that a state senator had a habit of harassing interns; and that women in the Capitol routinely suffered predatory treatment from a statehouse culture born out of an earlier, uglier era. Their stories led to resignations of the speaker and state senator, and reform within the legislature.
  • The Hatred of Jews in Malmö

    An investigation of the hatred towards jews in Malmö that put attention to a serious and urgent problem in a way that was unprecedented. The reporters documented the harassments by wearing kippah and the Star of David, and uncovered the reactions with hidden cameras. https://vimeo.com/119850806/