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ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. The organization’s work focuses exclusively on truly important stories, stories with “moral force.” ProPublica seeks to produce journalism that shines a light on exploitation of the weak by the strong and on the failures of those with power to vindicate the trust placed in them. ProPublica is headquartered in Manhattan. Its establishment was announced in October 2007. Operations commenced in January 2008, and publishing began in June 2008. http://www.propublica.org/ Email this author.


ProPublica: You Know Who Else Collected Metadata? The Stasi.

This article, written by Julia Angwin, was originally published by ProPublica on Feb. 11. The East German secret police, known as the Stasi, were an infamously intrusive secret police force. They amassed dossiers on about one quarter of the population of the country during the Communist regime. But their spycraft, while incredibly invasive, was also […]

Epic Fail: Where Four State Health Exchanges Went Wrong

This article, written by Charles Ornstein, was originally published by ProPublica on Feb. 6. Much has been written (and will continue to be written) about the spectacular failure of health insurance exchanges in Minnesota, Massachusetts, Oregon and Maryland 2014 all blue States that support the Affordable Care Act. All were woefully unprepared for their Oct. 1 launch, […]

ProPublica: Consumers With Canceled Insurance Plans Shifted To New Ones Without Their Permission

This post, written by Charles Ornstein, was originally published by ProPublica on Jan. 27, 2014. When California pharmacist Kevin Kingma received a letter last fall notifying him that his high-deductible health plan was being canceled because of the Affordable Care Act, he logged into his state’s health insurance exchange and chose another plan beginning Jan. […]

ProPublica Reports: Guards May Be Responsible For Half Of Prison Sexual Assaults

This article, written by Joaquin Sapien, was originally published by ProPublica on Jan. 23. A new Justice Department study shows that allegations of sex abuse in the nation’s prisons and jails are increasing 2014 with correctional officers responsible for half of it  2014 but prosecution is still extremely rare. The report, released today by the […]

ProPublica: Journalists Turn To Themselves For Obamacare Stories

This article, written by Charles Ornstein, was originally published by ProPublica on January 22. After months of hype and hysteria, insurance policies purchased under the Affordable Care Act went into effect on New Year’s Day, and journalists have largely pivoted from writing about the problems of HealthCare.gov to how the law is actually working for […]

ProPublica Examines Four Questionable Claims Obama Has Made on NSA Surveillance

by Kara Brandeisky ProPublica, Jan. 17, 2014, 7 a.m. Today President Obama plans to announce some reportedly limited reforms to National Security Agency surveillance programs. Since the first disclosures based on documents provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, Obama has offered his own defenses of the programs. But not all of the president’s claims […]

No Warrant, No Problem: How the Government Can Get Your Digital Data

ProPublica is back with an update of their December 2012 reference guide outlining the many, many ways law enforcement can get into your personal data – phone records, GPS, email and much more – without a warrant, and without informing you you’re being watched. This is an immensely informative reference, and it’s as up to […]

ProPublica: What Deadline? The Obamacare Sign-up Dates Keep Moving

This article, written by Charles Ornstein, was originally published by ProPublica Dec. 19.  You aren’t alone if you’re confused about the deadline to sign up for coverage on the health insurance marketplaces. The deadline is 2014 and has been 2014 in flux. When the process began in October, consumers using HealthCare.gov, the Federal marketplace for […]

ProPublica On The Coming Obamacare Paper Pileup

This article, by Charles Ornstein, appeared on the ProPublica website on Dec. 12. When Healthcare.gov and some State-run insurance marketplaces ran into trouble with their Web sites in October and November, they urged consumers to submit paper applications. Now, it’s time to process all that paper. And with the deadline to enroll in health plans less than […]

ProPublica Reports: New-And-Improved Healthcare.gov Has Same Old Problems

This article, written by Charles Ornstein, was originally published by ProPublica on Dec. 2. After a glowing news conference yesterday citing “night and day” progress on Healthcare.gov, I decided to log in this morning and take the web site for a test drive, as I’m sure many others are doing. Early reports had been promising. […]

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