The Daily Weekly Podcast: Investigating U-M Non-Disparagement Agreements

Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 10:03pm

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In the article, “Buying Silence: U-M spent over $1.26 million in 6 months on non-disclosure agreements” published by The Michigan Daily on December 8, 2019, three daily news reporters, Sammy Sussman, Zayna Syed, and Samantha Small, investigated the university’s history of settlement agreements including non-disparagement clauses. On today’s episode, we interview the reporters of this story to talk about the past, present, and future of the university’s pattern to “buy silence” from previous and current employees.

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This episode was produced by Audio Engineer Gibson Gillett-Behrens, Executive Producer Sonya Vogel, and Content Producers Kareem Rifai and Rachel Fagan. All the amazing music in this episode was made by Gibson Gillett-Behrens.