Could Orlando Sentinel Series On OxyContin Have Saved Lives?
In 2003 the Orlando Sentinel published a hard-hitting series on OxyContin abuse. It was ahead of its time and could have started a national conversation, but the stories had problems.
Journalist Mark Pinsky explored what went wrong in a piece for the Columbia Journalism Review. And 90.7’s Catherine Welch talked with him about how that series could have saved lives.