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Senior Engagement Editor — ProPublica
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senior engagement editor @ProPublica. update addict. adjunct @columbiajourn. misplaced texan. love to eat, travel, & travel to eat. email amanda@propublica.org

Amanda Zamora's Biography

Amanda Zamora is senior engagement editor at ProPublica. Previously, she led The Washington Post's online election coverage as national digital editor. She first joined the Post in 2003, spending six years as an online editor and producer for various departments, including the investigative reporting unit, before serving as its first social media and engagement editor from 2010 – 2011. Zamora began her journalism career at the Austin American-Statesman as an ...

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America’s water crisis is so much bigger than California

salon.com — This article was originally published by Scientific American. Why do I keep hearing about the California drought, if it's the Colorado River that we're "killing"? Pretty much every state west of the Rockies has been facing a water shortage of one kind or another in recent years.

Here’s the only explainer on California drought you need

grist.org — Pretty much every state west of the Rockies has been facing a water shortage of one kind or another in recent years. California's is a severe, but relatively short-term, drought. But the Colorado River basin - which provides critical water supplies for seven states including California - is the victim of a slower-burning catastrophe entering its 16th year.

California's Drought Is Part of a Much Bigger Water Crisis

scientificamerican.com — Why do I keep hearing about the California drought, if it's the Colorado River that we're "killing"? Pretty much every state west of the Rockies has been facing a water shortage of one kind or another in recent years. California's is a severe, but relatively short-term, drought.

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amandazamora.com — You have to write the headline on the story that's there. You can't, sort of, write the headline on the story you wish were there.-- Kyle Massey shares headline pointers with ProPublica. Read more: Headline Writing With an NYT Guru - ProPublica(via onaissues)

California's Drought Is Part of a Much Bigger Water Crisis. Here's What You Need to Know

propublica.org — The Colorado River is dying - the victim of legally sanctioned overuse, the relentless forces of urban growth, willful ignorance among policymakers and a misplaced confidence in human ingenuity. ProPublica investigates the policies that are putting this precious resource in peril.

Red Cross Failures, Track & Field Doping, NSA Spying and More in MuckReads Weekly

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How Wall Street Captured Washington and More in MuckReads Weekly

propublica.org — Some of the best #MuckReads we read this week. Want to receive these by email? Sign up to get this briefing delivered to your inbox every weekend. Inside the Police Failure to Stop Darren Sharper's Rape Spree (ProPublica/New Orleans Advocate) 79K rapes reported to PD in '13.

Warren Buffett’s Mobile Home Empire and More in MuckReads Weekly

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Sule’s Story: Inside One of California’s Most Troubled Juvenile Homes

narrative.ly — The illustrated documentary short "Level 14" takes us inside California's broken group home system, as seen through the eyes of Sule Anibaba. Sule worked as a counselor for nearly five years at a Level 14 group home that once housed some of the state's most disturbed and vulnerable children.
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Jul 02, 2015

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Jul 02, 2015

"The woman's death was a preventable, but predictable, consequence of falling vaccination rates" nzzl.us/xn0VmlU #measlesdeath

Jul 02, 2015

foo fighters ask @wcp photographers to agree to absurd contract. city paper: lol. people, send us your instagrams. washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/artsdesk…

Jul 02, 2015

it's a story about stereotypes. what's with all the interviews with Mexicans who sell piñatas? nytimes.com/2015/07/03/wor…

Jul 02, 2015

When we're pressed to be "right" - how do we problem-solve? Neat interactive on confirmation bias v @UpshotNYT: nyti.ms/1UcNNE9

Jul 01, 2015

RT @jennifer_fiore: Those #WeMakeNPR tweets are a campaign to support the union members in negotiations. Smart. newsweek.com/wemakenpr-npr-…

Jul 01, 2015

On Tues, CMS released new doctor payment data. On Weds, @propubnerds put it all at your fingertips: bit.ly/1BZFllT #DollarsforDocs



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