“The Child Cases” Airs on PBS FRONTLINE

July 1, 2011


As part of an ongoing series on death investigation in America, Frontline broadcast “The Child Cases” on June 28, 2011. NPR News Investigations, ProPublica and PBS Frontline analyzed nearly two-dozen cases in which people have been accused of killing children based on flawed work by forensic pathologists. Some of the accused were later cleared, others remain in prison.

Listen to NPR’s “Guilty Until Proven Innocent”and go to ProPublica for the latest episode in this ongoing collaboration with the Investigative Reporting Program’s Zach Stauffer (’08), Andres Cediel (’04), Leah Bartos (’11) and Professor Lowell Bergman. Additional camera by Mario Furloni (’11).

The original “Post Mortem” documentary done with Frontline, NPR and ProPublica along with the Berkeley-based Center for Investigative Reporting and the IRP was broadcast and appeared in newspapers February 1, 2011. To view and listen go to:

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