Podcast

How many portable classrooms are there at your school?

How many portable classrooms are there at your school?

When a school district in California runs out of space and needs more classrooms, it typically has the option to put up a new building or to install a portable classroom. You’ve seen them, those familiar structures used as offices on construction sites. In this episode of the inewsource podcast we look at how those classrooms, often considered just temporary measures by school administrators, have become a permanent fixture at school sites throughout the county. This podcast is evolving and we want to know what you think. Comment on this post or email us and tell us what you like about the show, how we can make it better and what kinds of stories you’d like us to cover. In this episode reporter Leo Castaneda discusses portable classrooms with data journalist Joe Yerardi. Read More »

How healthy is your hospital’s data security?

How healthy is your hospital’s data security?

When choosing a medical provider, patients often want to know about the location of the hospital or clinic, the quality of the doctors and maybe what specialists are available on site. But increasingly there’s another question they need to ask: How well will my personal data be protected? Tell us what you think about the show, tweet at us @inewsource or email us at contact@inewsource.org. For more on this story, go to inewsource.org and sign up for our newsletter. Read More »

Podcast Pilot: Airport curfew violations

Podcast Pilot: Airport curfew violations

We are piloting the inewsource podcast with a story we first reported in November 2015. Reporter Chris Young found that airlines were routinely violating a curfew intended to keep departing planes grounded from 11:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. However, out of the more than 200 violations since 2010 only about half had resulted in a fine. For more on this story go to inewsource.org Follow us on Twiter @inewsource Tell us what you think about the show. Tweet at us or email us at contact@inewsource.org. Read More »