Patrice Taddonio

Digital Writer & Audience Development Strategist

Flashback: How US-Backed Kurds Defeated ISIS in Kobani, Syria
It was a major early victory in the fight against ISIS -- but U.S. relations with Turkey were badly damaged by President Obama's support of the Kurds.
October 9, 2019
“If They Are Stubborn, Then We Will Kill Them”: Inside Rodrigo Duterte’s War on Drug Suspects in the Philippines
In a new FRONTLINE documentary, police officers in the Philippines speak openly about the killings of suspected drug users and dealers.
October 7, 2019
Never-Before-Seen Khashoggi Interviews Illuminate His Transformation from MBS Supporter to Critic
Shortly before he published his first column criticizing MBS, the Saudi columnist told FRONTLINE he didn’t want to be a dissident -- but didn’t want to be silent, either.
October 1, 2019
The Great Recession and Its Continuing Impact: 8 Docs to Watch
Revisit a selection of FRONTLINE’s documentaries involving the financial crisis and its continuing fallout.
September 30, 2019
FRONTLINE Raises Serious Questions About Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder in Contentious Interviews
FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith raises serious questions about how Khashoggi’s murder in October 2018 could have been, as the Saudis have insisted, a “rogue operation.”
September 27, 2019
One Year After Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder, FRONTLINE’s Season Premiere Investigates “The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia”
"The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia" premieres Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 9/8c on PBS (check local listings), online and on the PBS Video App.
September 26, 2019
Exclusive: Mohammed bin Salman Speaks About His Role in Khashoggi’s Murder For the First Time
“It happened under my watch,” Mohammed bin Salman told FRONTLINE’s Martin Smith. Still, he maintained that he had no knowledge of any plan.
September 25, 2019
As Oil Attacks Raise Questions, Revisit Saudi Arabia and Iran’s Bitter Rivalry
If Iran is found to be linked to the attacks, it would mark a stark escalation of a decades-long feud between the two Middle East heavyweights.
September 16, 2019
Revisit Purdue Pharma’s Role in the Opioid Crisis
In the latest chapter of a complex legal battle over who is responsible for the nation’s opioid crisis, Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin, has arrived at a possible settlement with more than 20 of the states suing it.
September 12, 2019
“Flint’s Deadly Water”: 8 Key Takeaways From FRONTLINE’s Investigation of the Flint Water Crisis
Uncounted deaths. Unheeded warnings. Here are key takeaways from FRONTLINE's groundbreaking investigation of a crisis that continues.
September 11, 2019
Remembering 9/11: Three Docs to Watch (and One Podcast)
As America marks the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, revisit a selection of FRONTLINE’s reporting on the horror of that day.
September 10, 2019
Amid Water Crisis, Michigan’s Top Health Official Said Flint Residents “Have to Die of Something,” Scientists Say
Following a deadly Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that coincided with the Flint water crisis, a team of scientists urged Nick Lyon to step up monitoring of the disease or else more people could die. His response, they say, was, “They’ll have to die of something.”
September 9, 2019