Stories by Renée Feltz

Renée Feltz, a Producer at Democracy Now!, honed her skills muckraking on deadline as news director for Pacifica radio station KPFT-FM in Houston, TX. From 2002-2006 she bottom-lined every aspect of an award-winning daily newscast, interviewed more than 25 men and women on death row, and covered Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. She graduated from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in 2008 with a focus on investigative reporting. subscribe to Renée Feltz's feed

Posted on: Apr 1, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

Hundreds marched to protest a spate of deadly police shootings—the latest being the killing of a homeless man named James Boyd.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2010, Source: Indypendent

The "secure communities" program is especially troubling in light of recent reports that ICE has asked for the deportation of people eligible to be in the U.S.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2010, Source: Indypendent

Dr. Melissa Barber joined six other Cuban-trained doctors from the U.S. for a journey to Haiti in late January. "We've only put a dent in what is needed," she says.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2010, Source: Texas Observer

Despite a U.S. Supreme Court ban, Texas still sends mentally retarded people to the execution chamber. Now, one Mexican immigrant's case could change this.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2009, Source: Indypendent

A new book on Halliburton looks at how a symbol of epic fraud in Iraq achieved so little with so much money.