Lowell Bergman

Lowell Bergman appears in the following:

Lowell Bergman Investigates Rape in the Fields

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Frontline correspondent Lowell Bergman uncovers the hidden price that many migrant women working in America's fields and packing plants, especially those who are undocumented, are paying to keep their jobs and provide for their families. The documentary “Rape in the Fields” is about how female farm workers fall prey to their field bosses and co-workers—and dare not speak up against their attackers for fear that they’ll lose their jobs or be deported. It's is a collaboration between Frontline, Univision News, the Center for Investigative Reporting, and the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley. "Rape in the Fields" airs  June 25, at 10 p.m. on PBS.

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Rupert Murdoch’s Scandal

Monday, March 26, 2012

Frontline correspondent Lowell Bergman tells the story of the battle over the future of News Corporation, Rupert Murdoch’s reputation and his family’s fortunes, following allegations of invasion of privacy and journalistic impropriety by employees at Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World, a scandal that has prompted criminal investigations on both sides of the Atlantic. Frontline’s report “Murdoch’s Scandal” airs on PBS March 27, at 10 pm.

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What's Next for News Corp After James Murdoch Steps Down?

Thursday, March 01, 2012

In July 2011, News of the World went down in flames after employees of the British tabloid were accused of engaging in phone hacking and police bribery. In response to the scandal, News International’s CEO, James Murdoch handed over the reigns to Tom Mockridge, and took on the title Executive Chairman instead. On Thursday, James Murdoch stepped down from that position as well. According to his father, Rupert, James is now in News Corp's New York headquarters, working on pay television and international operations. But is it too little too late for News Corp?


March Madne$$

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

In the midst of the NCAA Championships, Frontline's film "Money and March Madness," looks into the business of the NCAA and college sports.  Lowell Bergman, Frontline correspondent, producer, and professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, talks about his investigation of all the money being made by college athletic programs and asks if the players shouldn't benefit as well.  The film airs tonight at 9:00pm on PBS.

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Post Mortem: Death Investigation in America

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Frontline correspondent Lowell Bergman discusses "Post Mortem," a collaborative investigation by Frontline, ProPublica, and NPR that discovered a dysfunctional autopsy system with few standards and little oversight. Errors by coroners and forensic pathologists have allowed potentially guilty perpetrators to go free and the innocent to be accused of crimes they didn’t commit. "Post Mortem" airs February 1, on PBS at 9 pm.

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The Card Game

Monday, November 23, 2009

Frontline correspondent Lowell Bergman investigates the future of the massive consumer loan industry and its impact on a fragile national economy. In "The Card Game," a joint project with the New York Times, Bergman talk to industry insiders, lobbyists, politicians and consumer advocates as they square off over attempts to ...

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Bribery on the Books

Monday, April 06, 2009

According to the World Bank, some multinational corporations have used bribery to get what they want for years. But all of that might be changing, thanks to a new investigation by the U.S. Justice Department. PBS’s Frontline, examines the world of corporate bribery in the new documentary

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