Peter Whoriskey

Washington Post reporter

Peter Whoriskey appears in the following:

The Loans That Go From Lifeline to 'Nightmare'

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Private equity firms are making big money by mailing "live check" loans to desperate people. 


Predatory Loans Targeting Low-Income Americans

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Peter Whoriskey, a reporter, looks at how companies target low-income Americans and offers them high-interest loans. 

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Just How Organic Is Your Milk? Well, It Depends On The Dairy It Came From

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Is there a difference between organic milk bought in a grocery store and milk bought straight from farmers? Washington Post reporter Peter Whoriskey talks with NPR's Scott Simon about his findings.


Private Funding, Medical Journals, and Bias

Friday, December 07, 2012

Private funding of medical studies has eclipsed public funding on the order of billions of dollars a year. Peter Whoriskey, writer for The Washington Post talks to Bob about the potential for bias and misleading information in drug studies funded by the drug companies.

B. Fleischmann - Lemmings

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As Country Suffers in Recession, Congress Gets Richer

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

The economic downturn that has destroyed lives and businesses throughout the country has managed to avoid Capitol Hill. According to an analysis from The Washington Post, members of Congress have become much wealthier as many Americans have seen their finances shrink. The median net worth of a member of Congress is now $913,000 and climbing. Peter Whoriskey of The Washington Post discusses the growing economic gap between lawmakers and their constituents.

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