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The GroundTruth Project

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Our podcast features global reporting on the front lines of the planet’s most urgent issues — from terrorism to global warming to income inequality.

Veteran correspondent and GroundTruth Project founder Charles Sennott partners with the next generation of international reporters to tell stories that will change the way you see the world and the journalists who cover it.

Pieces

Caption: Ahmad Naffory is pictured on a Beirut rooftop. He founded the band Assa'aleek,  but after being denied re-entry to Lebanon,  was granted asylum in the Netherlands. The band endures without him, and he has continued making music in his new home., Credit: Photo courtesy of Mohamad Khayata
Ahmad Naffory fell in love with the guitar in a Syrian grocery store, but he didn't know that his music would cause him to flee his home for anothe...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2017
  • Length: 27:05
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On Long Island, the rate of death from opioid overdose is rising the fastest in all of New York. Here, providers are being trained in basic communi...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 12:45
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In the South Bronx, healthcare providers here are pioneering an approach that is way ahead of the rest of the country. This system, where all of th...

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 12:46
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Rampant prescriptions for painkillers laid the foundation for a deadly heroin epidemic in the mostly white, blue-collar community of Staten Island....

Bought by WJFF


  • Added: May 11, 2017
  • Length: 14:48
  • Purchases: 1
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The South Bronx, New York's poorest neighborhood, has been dealing with a deadly heroin epidemic for generations. We look at the origins of the epi...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WJFF


  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 17:32
  • Purchases: 2
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The epic journey of a group of Syrian refugees brought together by a famous sweets shop called Salloura. Syrian-American correspondent Dalia Morta...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Apr 02, 2016
  • Length: 34:05
  • Purchases: 1
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How do you convince the conservative men of Afghanistan to get behind girls' education? This is the story of one determined Afghan woman who seems...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 22:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Love finds a way even in the darkest places. Tracey Shelton is an Australian war reporter who's spent the past 10 years living on the front lines ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 21:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Where is Afghanistan heading? GroundTruth correspondent Jean MacKenzie assesses the fall of Kunduz, and Charlie Sennott travels along the country's...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 19:21
  • Purchases: 1
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In the first episode of GroundTruth, correspondent Charles Sennott follows the roots of the war in Afghanistan from the 1993 World Trade Center bom...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 12:12
  • Purchases: 1