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Senior Engagement Editor — ProPublica
As seen in:  ProPublica, New York Times, Slate
Covers:  investigative journalism, engagement, crowdsourcing, collaborative journalism, social media, user generated content

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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Aaron Schock’s Mileage Meltdown 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. If you missed it: Great @politico reporting on Rep.

Police Brutality from Chicago to Gitmo and More in MuckReads Weekly

VA Center’s ‘Flat Stanley’ Research Claims and More in MuckReads Weekly

States Fail to Keep School Vaccination Data and More in MuckReads Weekly

propublica.org — How prepared are U.S. schools for measles? Most states don't keep those records. A USA Today analysis found just 13 states met federal standards for collecting school-level immunization records. In those states - which included California - vaccination rates fell below the minimum standard of 90% at nearly one in seven schools.

Investigative reporting on Cuban crime rings, Kentucky jailers, and sex trafficking in North Dakota.

slate.com — Here are some of the top must-read stories from #MuckReads, ProPublica's ongoing collection of the best watchdog journalism. Anyone can contribute by tweeting a link to a story with the hashtag #MuckReads or by sending an email to MuckReads@ProPublica.org. Sign up here to get this digest delivered to your inbox...

Florida’s Sex Crime Sting-and-Switch and More in MuckReads Weekly

propublica.org — The Florida sex crime sting-and-switch. WTSP reports a pattern of police misconduct in its ongoing investigation of sex sting operations in Tampa Bay. In some cases, men were facing felony charges for seeking sex with underage teens after responding to police decoys online.

Watch 'Firestone and the Warlord' With ProPublica and FRONTLINE

propublica.org — This Tuesday, FRONTLINE premieres Firestone and the Warlord , a 90-minute film documenting the secret history of Firestone's role in Liberia's civil war. The film is part of a joint investigation by FRONTLINE and ProPublica into the American company's ties to notorious warlord Charles Taylor as he helped launch Liberia into its first civil war.

ProPublica rounds up the best watchdog journalism.

slate.com — Here are this week's must-read stories from #MuckReads, ProPublica's ongoing collection of the best watchdog journalism. Anyone can contribute by tweeting a link to a story and with the hashtag #MuckReads or by sending an email to MuckReads@ProPublica.org. Sign up here to get this digest delivered to your inbox weekly.

The DEA’s Facebook Impersonator and More in MuckReads Weekly

propublica.org — The DEA impersonated a woman on Facebook without her knowledge, and the Justice Department is OK with that. A federal agent created the fake profile, posting private photos seized from a suspect's cell phone and posing as her to friends online. A U.S.

Victims Being Billed for Rape and More in MuckReads Weekly

propublica.org — "They're punishing the families, not the inmates." The privatization of prisons is taking a greater toll on poor families who are being forced to pay hefty fees to send money to loved ones serving time. Prison bankers are collecting tens of millions from inmates' families.
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Mar 31, 2015

progress: bypassing hold times by typing customer service probs with a virtual assistant. not-so-progress: that asst having NOT A CLUE

Mar 31, 2015

RT @ProPublica: Help @ProPublica investigate! We need people who were involved in the US rebuilding efforts in Afghanistan/Iraq: propub.ca/1G4bqty

Mar 31, 2015

"He can go from smiling with you, to being an animal in about 10 seconds." Coming Thurs from @propublica @calsunday youtu.be/MM1yN0ZduJQ

Mar 31, 2015

"Absence of yes x time = no. That's the law!" Oh, the good wife. Always telling it like it is

Mar 31, 2015

@ahrensf and encourage their children to do the same. a metric to reach for, i'd say :)

Mar 31, 2015

@ahrensf clearly not applying copy editing to my tweets! thank you

Mar 31, 2015

fascinating ex of empathic storytelling bit.ly/1EZChBo cancer as a game, a dragon to be slayed** kck.st/1EZCsg3



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