Casey Medal Winner Brian Ross On: Reporting, Best Practices
A 10-month investigation into the murder of Peace Corps volunteer Kate Puzey in Benin, Africa, uncovered the Peace Corps’ shocking failure to protect young women volunteers who were victims of sexual assault. This story by the ABC News prompted Congressional hearings and a new law requiring the Peace Corps to protect whistleblowers, hire victims’ advocates and provide better training to reduce the risk of sexual assault.
Chief Investigative Correspondent Brian Ross shares how his team tackled "Peace Corps: A Trust Betrayed" and offers tips for other journalists pursuing difficult stories.
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