California strawberries are grown using some of the riskiest pesticides in agriculture. While the chemicals don't end up on the fruit you eat, they are potentially dangerous for farmworkers, nearby residents and the environment.
Our media impact case study analyzes the changes following the CIR investigation into the VA claims backlog, the coverage’s position and role in the broader media context and congressional and presidential responses to the series.
California’s strawberry growers rely on heavy amounts of dangerous pesticides to deliver fruit year-round at an affordable price. But the health and environmental problems that come with those chemicals have threatened the foundation of a $2.6 billion industry.
The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX are pleased to announce that Kevin Sullivan will be the executive producer of “Reveal,” the new Peabody Award-winning, one-hour public radio program and podcast hosted by Al Letson. “Reveal” will launch monthly in January 2015 and weekly in July 2015.