whistleblower Ag Gag to Hide Food-Related Problems By Bill Knight • May 21, 2014 Harvest Public Media As recently reported, Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea killed millions of piglets in 27 states this year. Possibly originating in China, Iowa farmers were hurt the worst. Covering Government Secrecy By Rich Egger • Jun 25, 2013 The Shop Talk panelists discuss the idea of creating a secrecy beat to try ensuring government remains transparent. Public Info Officers – Help or Hindrance? By Rich Egger • Mar 12, 2013 The panelists discuss whether public information officers help disseminate information or get in the way.