On Saturday, just in time for Valentine’s Day (though none of our segments are likely to put you in a romantic mood), we’ll be launching our next episode of “Reveal” chock-full of new investigations. You’ll hear us track down secrets one powerful religious hierarchy was keeping under wraps; troops opening up to us about their experiences with torture and whether officers are being held accountable; and our look at why so many cities in the U.S. are left without high-speed broadband.
In our last episode, we looked at the lack of access to day care records, crimes in the cloud, politics and the Environmental Protection Agency, and U.S. parents using surrogates from Mexico to carry their babies. There’s a lot in there, and if you haven’t had a chance to listen, you can do so now here. And don’t forget to check out our short episodes on China buying up America’s pork and Afghan women being jailed for escaping bad marriages.
Listen to a few sneak peeks of our upcoming episode below. And if you haven’t already, make sure to subscribe to our podcast.
Meghann Farnsworth is the managing director of distribution, operations and engagement for Reveal and The Center for Investigative Reporting. She manages teams dedicated to website production and management, technology, analytics, social media, distribution, newsletters, online and on-the-ground community building, arts collaborations, and youth engagement. She also helps develop and support media partnerships and collaborations for Reveal’s national public radio show and podcast. Previously, Farnsworth was the senior digital media manager at Home Front Communications in Washington, D.C., where she worked in digital media management, interactive development and outreach for nonprofit and government clients. She also served as the associate editor of Forums at PBS NewsHour, where she created interactive online forums that helped increase and engage the NewsHour's online audience. She was an inaugural member of the Online News Association-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media, and she has presented at conferences across the country, including SXSW, ONA, the Logan Symposium, the Reynolds Journalism Institute and others. She earned her master's degree in journalism from UC Berkeley and undergraduate degree at the University of Oregon. Farnsworth is based at Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.
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