Many Americans are asking for cheaper drug prices and some politicians are trying to deliver. We talk to a reporter about her year-long study looking into why cheaper drug prices could mean less safety and cut corners. We also discuss the future of Foxconn in our state and look at how data and computer algorithms are used to determine whether some Wisconsin defendants stay in jail while they’re pre-trial.
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Looking At Algorithms Used As Part Of Pre-Trial Decisions
In some parts of the Wisconsin and around the country, data and computer algorithms are used to decide what to do about a defendant when it comes to setting bail. We talk with reporter from the Wisconsin Center of Investigative Journalism to understand how these risk assessment tools are used in the state and what supporters and critics have to say.
- Rob Ferrett Host
- Breann Schossow Producer
- Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
- Emily Hamer Guest
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