Jenn Abelson

Jenn Abelson is an investigative reporter for the Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team. She joined the Globe in 2001 and recently covered the retail and restaurant sectors. Abelson spent about two years investigating fraud in the seafood industry for the series “Fishy Business.” A graduate of Cornell University, Abelson was a 2012 finalist for the Livingston Award for journalists under 35.

Latest stories


Star surgeon is scrutinized on concurrent procedures

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New York authorities are probing how a famed prostate specialist manages his vast patient load.


Phillips Exeter still reeling from sexual abuse claims

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One of the nation’s top prep schools has contended with further revelations in the last nine months.

Lawmakers want to make it easier to punish educators who sexually abuse students

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Lawmakers in every New England state are pursuing legislation to make it easier to punish educators who sexually abuse students.


Across region, outdated sex abuse laws have loopholes

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Laura and Antonio Siracusa were shocked to learn police could do nothing when a teacher allegedly had sex with their 17-year-old daughter.