Bad Watchdog

By Project On Government Oversight

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In this award-winning investigative podcast, host Maren Machles explores how accountability failures in Washington D.C. impact the lives of people all over the country, and she showcases the investigators, experts, and activists who work to keep our government working for the people.  In the first season, Maren  focused on the department’s Office of Inspector General, revealing a shocking pattern of misconduct   that resulted in a failure to investigate some of the most troubling events in recent history.  In 2024, Bad Watchdog was a silver medalist at the New York Festivals Radio Awards and a nominee for the Ambie Awards' Best Politics or Opinion Podcast.  For more, visit Bad Watchdog is part of The Democracy Group, a network of podcasts that examines what’s broken in our democracy and how we can work together to fix it.  Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

Episode Date
Obscured: County Jails, Mental Health & Accountability Barriers with Brett Sholtis
Nov 29, 2023
Cuffari Regularly Purges His Texts (Special Update)
Jun 15, 2023
The Perfect Storm (S1 E6)
Feb 23, 2023
Who is Joseph Cuffari? (S1 E5)
Feb 16, 2023
The Story of an Agency (S1 E4)
Feb 09, 2023
Abuse of Power and People (S1 E3)
Feb 02, 2023
The Tip of the Iceberg (S1 E2)
Jan 26, 2023
The Missing Text Messages (S1 E1)
Jan 26, 2023
Introducing: Bad Watchdog
Jan 16, 2023