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FRONTLINE Honored with Two Peabody Awards
FRONTLINE has been honored with two 2020 Peabody Awards – recognizing the series with both this year’s prestigious Institutional Peabody Award, and for its 2019 film "For Sama."
June 10, 2020
'A Slow Healing Process': Slammed By the Dairy Crisis, Shuttered By the Coronavirus, Small Towns Forge Ahead
The city of Loyal is in the heart of Wisconsin's dairy country. For years, it's been dealing with an ailing farm economy. Then COVID-19 hit the state.
June 10, 2020
WATCH: Pandemic in the Heartland
A small dairy community in the northwest part of Wisconsin recorded zero cases of COVID-19. Despite that, the virus hit the city of Loyal hard.
June 10, 2020
FRONTLINE's "For Sama" Wins 2020 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards
"For Sama" has been honored with both a 2020 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award in the International TV category, and the John Seigenthaler Prize for Courage in Reporting.
June 4, 2020
Remembering the Tiananmen Square Crackdown, and the “Tank Man”
On June 4, 1989, Chinese troops opened fire on civilians in Beijing's Tiananmen Square — part of a bloody government crackdown on dissent that killed unknown numbers of unarmed pro-democracy protesters and bystanders throughout the city.
June 4, 2020
Race, Police & the Pandemic: A Conversation with Jelani Cobb
George Floyd’s death beneath the knee of a police officer has sparked grief and rage. Jelani Cobb puts this volatile moment in context in our new podcast episode.
June 2, 2020
Fixing the Force
Explore 20 years of federal investigations of police departments.
June 1, 2020
WATCH: Acequia Communities Adjust Centuries-Old Water Traditions Under COVID-19
With social distancing orders in place to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus in New Mexico, acequia communities have modified springtime traditions that have endured for centuries. 
May 29, 2020
Colorado Faces Millions More in Fines As Jail Mental Health Evaluations Stall Amid Pandemic
State of Colorado officials were optimistic they would be paying millions less in fines this year for violating the civil rights of inmates who are awaiting mental health evaluations. Then, COVID-19 changed everything.
May 29, 2020
COVID-19 Is Delaying Reforms To Colorado’s Mental Health System
An investigation by Rocky Mountain PBS found that untreated mental illness was overwhelming Colorado’s criminal justice system. While the investigation ended with promises of reform from government leaders, the COVID-19 outbreak and the associated economic fallout have led to these problems getting worse.
May 28, 2020
As COVID-19 Has Spread, So Have Conspiracy Theories. Our New Podcast Episode Explores Why.
In our new podcast episode, Michael Kirk explains how conspiracy theories, once confined to the fringes of American politics, are central today to understanding the nation’s response to the coronavirus outbreak.
May 28, 2020
Alaska's Controversial Pebble Mine Was Dead. Not Anymore.
The Pebble mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay got a new lease on life under the Trump administration. A decision on whether to permit the mine is expected later this year.
May 27, 2020
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