Investigative/Data-Driven Stories

Getting Away With Murder Part 1
Winner of Pulitzer Prize in National Reporting
Family abuse a secret buried with victim
Gannett News Service series
Marjorie Lundstrom and Rochelle Sharpe
It is easy to kill a child and bury the secret.
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Getting Away With Murder Part 2
Winner of Pulitzer Prize in National Reporting
Sloppy investigations miss murderers
Gannett News Service series
Marjorie Lundstrom and Rochelle Sharpe
Deep in the boot heel of rural Missouri, no one knows why Dante Mosby died.
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Getting Away With Murder Part 3
Winner of Pulitzer Prize in National Reporting
Tiny victims leave tiny clues
Gannett News Service series
Marjorie Lundstrom and Rochelle Sharpe
In the tiniest of murder victims, even the best medical detectives can miss the clues.
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Getting Away With Murder Part 4
Winner of Pulitzer Prize in National Reporting
SIDS sometimes used to cover up child-abuse deaths
Gannett News Service series
Marjorie Lundstrom and Rochelle Sharpe
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is so hard to distinguish from murder that some medical
examiners say they rely on the Three Baby Rule
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Getting Away With Murder Part 5
Winner of Pulitzer Prize in National Reporting
Reforming the investigation system
Gannett News Service series
Marjorie Lundstrom and Rochelle Sharpe
When the hospital notified coroner Sue Townsend about the baby, she was
alarmed.
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Unequal Opportunity: Losing Ground on the Employment Front
The Wall Street Journal
Rochelle Sharpe
In Latest Recession, Only Blacks Suffered Net Employment Loss Firms Added Whites,
Asians and Hispanics Overall, But They Deny Any Bias Effects of Seniority, Location
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The Waiting Game: Women Make Strides, But Men Stay Firmly in Top Company Jobs
The Wall Street Journal
Rochelle Sharpe
Thirty years after the Civil Rights Act barred sex discrimination in the workplace, the
debate over women’s progress in corporate America boils down to this: You’ve come a
long way maybe.
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Family Friendly Firms Don’t Always Promote Females
The Wall Street Journal
Rochelle Sharpe
Family-friendly companies aren’t always a woman’s best friend.
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No, your iPhone will not cure your acne
The Washington Post
Rochelle Sharpe
Many health apps are based on flimsy science at best, and they often do not work
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Forty percent of Medicare spending on common cancer screenings unnecessary, probe
suggests
The Huffington Post
Rochelle Sharpe and Elizabeth Lucas
iWatch News investigation documents $1.9 billion in wasted federal health care
expenditures
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