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A Fight Against Corruption Earns Pulitzer Prize

A year ago, the Panama Papers made headlines for exposing the corrupt depth and breadth of offshore tax havens. The story resulted from the collaborative work of over 300 investigative reporters from all around the world. 87 more words

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THE PANAMA PAPERS

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has won a Pulitzer Prize for their reporting on what is called The Panama Papers.

 Leaders, criminals, celebrities   A giant leak of more than 11.5 million financial and legal records exposes a system that enables crime, corruption and wrongdoing, hidden by secretive offshore companies.

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The Panama Papers is a global investigation into the sprawling, secretive industry of offshore that the world’s rich and powerful use to hide assets and skirt rules by setting up front companies in far-flung jurisdictions. Based on a trove of more than 11 million leaked files, the investigation exposes a cast of characters who use offshore companies to facilitate bribery, arms deals, tax evasion, financial fraud and drug trafficking. Behind the email chains, invoices and documents that make up the Panama Papers are often unseen victims of wrongdoing enabled by this shadowy industry. This is their story. For more, go to panamapapers.icij.org

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Hamish Boland-Rudder PRODUCER: Carrie Ching ANIMATION ARTIST: Arthur Jones REPORTER: Will Fitzgibbon NARRATOR: Eleanor Bell Fox

ICIJ   Published on April 3, 2016

Also of interest from Stuff They Don’t Want You to Know

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When a massive leak of internal documents from a Panama-based law firm revealed a web of offshore tax-dodging outfits across the planet, millions of people began to wonder how much – or how little – trust they could put in the statements of their local elites and heads of governments. But what exactly happened, and what does this leak reveal about the state of world affairs?

Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know – HowStuffWorks  Published April 16, 2016

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Off the Books Entitlements, Section 8, Bilking the System in One of the Most Gentrified Neighborhoods

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Hasidic neighborhood in South Williamsburg is a top beneficiary of Section 8, but some question whether law is strictly followed

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Daily Discussion with BQB - Should A Navy Seal Be Fired for Appearing in Porn?

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BQB here.

Have you seen this story going around?  Here’s the New York Daily News article on it.

The summary:  A U.S. Navy seal is in hot water for “acting” in pornographic movies. 291 more words

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Inside the Belly of The Daily Beast with Editor-in-Chief John Avlon and Senior Editor Harry Siegel

By Allison Raymond and Dan Denning

On Wednesday, April 5th, Profressor Joy-Ann Reid’s Race, Gender, and the Media class took a field trip to visit… 334 more words

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Trump calls Bill O’Reilly a ‘good person’ after $13 million harassment settlements.

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Five women have received a total of $13 million from settlements with Fox news host Bill O’Reilly over harassment claims brought against him. 127 more words

Georgia Man On Honeymoon Cruise Plunges To Death In Bahamas

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Georgia Man On Honeymoon Cruise Allegedly Plunges To Death In Bahamas

Reco Scott, 32, was celebrating the renewal of his vows.

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