The Five Percent Rule

The amount of effort Sally Herships put into her first investigative journalism piece….. well, it’s enough to drive you to smoke!

“The Five Percent Rule” is Sally’s 10-month-long foray into investigative reporting, a story on the under-pricing of tobacco on military bases. The piece aired on Marketplace in June of 2011 as part [...]

Fighting With My Dad

Producer Richard Paul and his father, Bob.


In 2005, Richard Paul produced a story for Studio 360 called “Fighting With My Dad.” Richard hasn’t talked to his dad since.

“I can’t think of anything more fraught,” Richard says, “than doing a story that explores intimate things about your relationship with your parents.”

On [...]