Even though EXPOSÉ's second season has come to a close, episodes continue to air around the country. So check with your local PBS station.
Also, in the next month our website will add four episodes from our first season, which will complete the collection of EXPOSÉ' programs available to watch online.
A BITTER PILL
Every prescription medicine you take is tested on humans before the FDA approves it for sale and use. But if you assumed those tests are always done smartly, safely, and ethically under the watchful eyes of expert regulators, you would be wrong. Perhaps even dead wrong. A team of investigative reporters from Bloomberg Markets magazine discovered during a yearlong investigation that "across the U.S., the centers that do the testing—and the regulators who watch them—allow scores of people to be injured or killed."
SHOOTING THE WAR
In the early years of the Iraq War, the photographs of Kael Alford and Paul Fusco provided a sharp contrast to the nearly bloodless war presented in mainstream American media. Alford, who first entered Iraq in March 2003, captured the impact of the U.S. military’s Shock and Awe campaign on Iraqi civilians; Fusco chose to document the stateside effects of the war – the funerals of fallen soliders – despite government restrictions on photographing the war’s casualties. Watch the otherwise untold story of the conflict. Winner of a Gold Plaque in the Investigative Reporting/News Documentary category of the 2007 Chicago International Television Awards (The Hugo Awards)
POLICING THE FORCE
During their monumental four-year investigation, Los Angeles Times reporters Matt Lait and Scott Glover scrutinized the LAPD's own data detailing 2000 incidents of police firing their weapons. But they didn't just analyze paperwork, they "walked the scene": mirroring the cops' techniques, trying to work how they work and think how they think. In doing so, the reporters discovered numerous occasions on which the LAPD officers had told one story about a shooting when the evidence told another.
As a reporter for a journal serving environmental scientists, Paul Thacker spent most of his time reviewing new research and writing policy analyses. But when he came across junkscience.com, a website that challenges scientific findings on hotbed issues such as global warming, he decided to look into the site's origins. Thacker started looking into other "grassroots" organizations promoting views shared by industry and found a web of hidden ties.
All episodes will remain online at our new homepage during the off-season.
Hope to see you next season!