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Impact

How investigative reporting can lead to positive change

This past year has been an important – and wild – one for us at Reveal and The Center for Investigative Reporting. Here’s a rundown of some of the dust we’ve kicked up, the changes we’ve spurred and the conversations we’ve started in 2015.

Dec 9, 2015
Opiates

VA fires doctor known as ‘Candy Man’

The chief of staff at the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Tomah, Wisconsin — exposed by Reveal for his opiate prescription practices — has been fired, effective Nov. 9.

Oct 30, 2015
Education

University of Phoenix responds to federal ban, but it’s secret so far

The Defense Department is reviewing a response from the University of Phoenix to the military’s decision to ban its recruiters from military facilities and suspend it from enrolling more military personnel under the tuition assistance program, even as Republican senators came to the for-profit school’s defense.

Oct 23, 2015