For her master's project, Francesca Regalado, '18 M.S. Stabile, looked into working conditions in the Phillippines-based call centers that service Amazon customers in the U.S. Her investigation, published on Vox, found a poorly regulated industry where employees sometimes work 24-hour shifts and face hazardous working conditions.
For her master's project, Tess Riski, '19 M.S. Stabile, investigated Nurx, an online app that allows women to order birth control pills. After connecting with two Times reporters also looking into the company, her story on the risks of using the “Uber of birth control” was published in The New York Times.
Sriphaphob Thanthong-Knight, '18 M.S. Stabile, sent FOIA requests to 50 states to find out whether state prisons were providing medication to thousands of inmates with Hepatitis C. He found that nationwide, roughly 97 percent of inmates with hepatitis C are not getting the cure, risking not only their health but also the health of others.
Maya Kaufman, '18 Stabile M.S., examined the failures of a special unit of the New York Police Department to investigate car crashes. Her story led the Sunday Metro section of The New York Times.
Aaron Leibowitz, '18 Stabile M.S., examined how schools are using social media monitoring firms to monitor students in the hope of preventing mass shootings and suicides. His findings were published on the Times front page.
Mukhtar Ibrahim, ’17 M.S. Stabile, traveled to Kenya to look into how the U.S. government has spent millions of dollars on a controversial counterterrorism program there. He found that the program may have endangered the lives of the people it was supposed to help. His story was published by Buzzfeed.