James Jacoby

Russian Disinformation on Facebook Targeted Ukraine Well Before the 2016 U.S. Election
Activists, officials and journalists from countries who reported abuses years earlier say Facebook took little or no action, according to an investigation for a new documentary.
October 28, 2018
"I Was Just Flabbergasted." Discovering Cambridge Analytica.
One evening during the 2016 presidential primaries, Sam Woolley wandered into a meet-up on digital political messaging in the basement of a New York City tech store. At the gathering, he says, a group of experts boasted of an uncanny ability to influence voters on social media. The name of their company: Cambridge Analytica.
March 21, 2018
Facebook Insider Says Warnings About Data Safety Went Unheeded By Executives
A manager who worked on privacy issues at Facebook told FRONTLINE that he raised red flags to company executives more than five years ago about the risks that users' personal data could be inappropriately obtained and misused, but said his warnings went unheeded.
March 20, 2018
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War on the EPA
How Scott Pruitt went from fighting the EPA to running the agency and rolling back years of policy.
October 11, 2017
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Out of Gitmo
With NPR, a report on the struggle over freeing prisoners once deemed international terrorists.
February 21, 2017
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Policing the Police
A rare look inside a troubled police department being forced to reform.
June 28, 2016
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Under Fire in South L.A.
After 12 years and roughly $300 million dollars, federal oversight was lifted from the Los Angeles Police Department in 2013. Despite significant reforms, the LAPD is struggling to address community concerns and rising violence.
November 13, 2015
FRONTLINE Expands Investigative Reporting Capacity with New Hires
The Enterprise Journalism Group, funded by the Ford Foundation, includes two producers who previously worked at CBS’s "60 Minutes" and a former "Wall Street Journal" reporter.
December 10, 2014