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“Torture, American-Style: The Role of Money in Interrogations,” Vanity Fair

A scathing new report reveals how the Defense Department and psychologists went in on what amounts to an “undisclosed joint venture.” Continue reading

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Katherine Eban Named as One of 32 Inaugural Andrew Carnegie Fellows

The Carnegie Corporation of New York announced the names of 32 Andrew Carnegie Fellows today as the inaugural class of a major annual fellowship program that will provide support for scholars in the social sciences and humanities. Continue reading

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Scott Z. Burns to Adapt Vanity Fair Article on Torture Cheerleaders for HBO

The story of how psychologists helped pioneer the C.I.A.’s post-9/11 program of aggressive interrogation techniques (read: torture), first told by Katherine Eban in Vanity Fair in 2007, is being adapted into a new film by HBO, VF.com can announce. Continue reading

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How Indian pharma can clear the U.S. FDA hurdle

On a recent trip to India, Katherine spoke at Gateway House on the challenges facing Indian pharma companies as they face increased FDA scrutiny. Continue reading

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“The Psychologists Who Taught the C.I.A. How to Torture (and Charged $180 Million),” Vanity Fair

With the U.S. Senate Select Intelligence Committee’s release on Tuesday morning of the executive summary of its “torture report,” a five-year, $40 million probe into the C.I.A.’s use of extreme interrogation tactics, there should no longer be any doubt. The C.I.A. tortured detainees in ways more brutal, sustained, and gruesome than was previously known, and two medical professionals were integral to its efforts. Continue reading

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The Big Question: What is the greatest scam of all time?

Katherine weighs in for The Atlantic Monthly’s “Big Question.” Continue reading

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“Schoolkids Write Book to Help Save Rhinos,” National Geographic

A new children’s book, “One Special Rhino: The Story of Andatu,” written and illustrated by fifth graders at the P.S. 107 John W. Kimball Learning Center in Park Slope, Brooklyn, celebrates the 2012 birth of a Sumatran rhino—and takes up his cause. Continue reading

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Deadline Club Awards

Katherine’s article, “Dirty Medicine,” which ran last May on Fortune.com, won the 2014 Deadline Club Business Investigative Reporting award and was a finalist for the public service award. Continue reading

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“Drug Shortages: The Scary Reality of a World Without Meds,” Reader’s Digest

Imagine surgeons running out of anesthetic drugs, cancer patients who can’t get lifesaving chemotherapy, and doctors scrambling for the most basic antibiotics. We’re already there. Continue reading

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2014 National Magazine Awards

Katherine’s article “Dirty Medicine,” which ran last May on Fortune.com, was named a finalist in the Public Interest category of The American Society of Magazine Editors’ 2014 National Magazine Awards. Continue reading

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