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Somebody’s Already Using Verizon’s ID to Track Users

propublica.org — Twitter's mobile advertising arm enables its clients to use a hidden, undeletable tracking number created by Verizon to track user behavior on smartphones and tablets. Wired and Forbes reported earlier this week that the two largest cellphone carriers in the United States, Verizon and AT&T, are adding the tracking number to their subscribers' Internet activity, even when users opt out.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @JustinElliott: MT @JuliaAngwin Is your cellphone carrier inserting a hidden tracking # into your traffic? Our tool will tell you: propublica.org/article/somebo…

Oct 31, 2014

RT @JustinElliott: MT @JuliaAngwin Is your cellphone carrier inserting a hidden tracking # into your traffic? Our tool will tell you: propublica.org/article/somebo…

Oct 31, 2014

RT @headhntr: If you're a Verizon or AT&T customer tracking data is added to your Internet traffic propublica.org/article/somebo… by @JuliaAngwin +…

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Help ProPublica Investigate Discrimination Against Pregnant Workers

propublica.org — In December, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in one of the most important cases of the 2014-15 term: Young vs. UPS, which takes on the topic of workplace discrimination during pregnancy ( background on the case here).
Oct 31, 2014

RT @KlinerSadie: .@ProPublica & @byninamartin are looking for stories of pregnancy discrimination. Spread the word! propublica.org/getinvolved/it…

Oct 31, 2014

Sadly, almost everyone has a pregnancy discrimination story. Tell @ProPublica yours: propublica.org/getinvolved/it…

Oct 31, 2014

RT @ProPublica: Mothers: have you experienced workplace discrimination around pregnancy? @byninamartin wants to hear your story: propub.ca/1wO1K00

Oct 31, 2014

RT @ejgraff: Important! MT @ByNinaMartin: If you know anyone who's faced pregnancy discrimination, @ProPublica & I want to hear! http://t.…

Oct 31, 2014

If you know anyone who's suffered discrimination while pregnant, @ProPublica & I want to hear your story!! propublica.org/getinvolved/it…

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Secret Donors Behind Some Super PACs Funneling Millions into Midterms

propublica.org — ProPublica is following the money and exploring campaign issues in the 2012 election you won't read about elsewhere. Twitter Twitter Facebook Facebook volumelow Podcast RSS RSS Latest Stories in this Project In the final weeks before this year's elections, a super PAC called Key Questions, Key Answers started buying TV ads across Pennsylvania attacking Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor.
Oct 31, 2014

Secret Donors Behind Some Super PACs Funneling Millions into Midterms bit.ly/1s16vy2 via @propublica

Oct 31, 2014

RT @theodoricmeyer: How a handful of super PACs shelling out on the midterms have gotten around the requirement to disclose their donors: propublica.org/article/secret…

As Vote Nears, North Dakota Amendment Stirs Debate About More Than Abortion

propublica.org — FARGO, N.D. - On Tuesday, voters here will decide the fate of a proposed amendment to the state constitution that has provoked excitement and fear among the combatants in the country's never-ending abortion wars.
Oct 31, 2014

The GOP mastermind behind many state gay-marriage bans has a new campaign: ND's anti-abortion Measure 1: propublica.org/article/as-vot…

Oct 31, 2014

RT @BigMediaBlog: Pro Publica's @byninamartin on the high-stakes fight over North Dakota's #personhood amendment propublica.org/article/as-vot…

Oct 31, 2014

Whoops-- here's the right link to my latest on ND's "personhood" Measure 1 propublica.org/article/as-vot…

ProPublica Hires Jennifer Stahl as Research Editor

propublica.org — ProPublica announced today that Jennifer Stahl will be joining its staff Nov. 10 as research editor. Stahl was a member of the New Yorker's editorial staff for five years, where she notably helped research and fact-check Lawrence Wright's 25,000-word investigation into the Church of Scientology.
Oct 31, 2014

Here's a case of great news being announced on a Friday: my wife's joining ProPublica! propublica.org/atpropublica/i…

Oct 31, 2014

RT @ProPublica: A big welcome to Jennifer Stahl, our new research editor! propub.ca/1tIXRIP

The Red Cross’ Secret Disaster

propublica.org — In 2012, two massive storms pounded the United States, leaving hundreds of thousands of people homeless, hungry or without power for days and weeks. Americans did what they so often do after disasters. They sent hundreds of millions of dollars to the Red Cross, confident their money would ease the suffering left behind by Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Isaac.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @barbfederostrov: Amazing reporting: The Red Cross’ Secret Disaster bit.ly/1zRNCGB via @propublica

Oct 31, 2014

If you haven't read @ProPublica's Red Cross story, do so. Exemplary reporting: bit.ly/1wNVTHU

Oct 31, 2014

RT @dracioppi: So much great work here: @ProPublica & @NPR investigate: How @RedCross botched #Sandy, put PR over people. http://t.co/GSQjw…

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In Private Papers, A More Candid Tim Geithner Speaks Out

propublica.org — Pop quiz: Which high-profile official faulted the Obama administration for the following botched responses to the financial crisis? 1) Policing bad banks: "The enforcement response we sought came way more slowly than would have been ideal ... and (inevitably) fell far short of what people thought would be appropriate ...
Oct 31, 2014

so many choices! RT @carney: So which widely followed business columnist did Tim Geithner call a "crazy person?" bit.ly/1zRnuMa

Oct 31, 2014

So which widely followed business columnist did Tim Geithner call a "crazy person?" propublica.org/article/in-pri…

Oct 31, 2014

Pretty great blind items in here RT @JustinElliott: doesn't "super dick" take a hyphen? propublica.org/article/in-pri…

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Senate Hearing Set on Secret Recordings at N.Y. Fed

propublica.org — A confidential report and a fired examiner's hidden recorder penetrate the cloistered world of Wall Street's top regulator - and its history of deference to banks. Twitter Twitter Facebook Facebook volumelow Podcast RSS RSS Latest Stories in this Project A U.S. Senate subcommittee will hold a hearing Nov.
Oct 31, 2014

Senate banking sub sets a date for hearing re @propublica stories on N.Y. Fed secret tapes, Goldman: Nov. 21 bit.ly/1G2OEjD

Red Cross Documents

propublica.org — ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.
Oct 31, 2014

@pndblog Responses from @RedCross are countered by their own documents. Which are posted as part of our story: propublica.org/article/red-cr…

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Oct 31, 2014

My latest @ProPublica: personhood, abortion, end-of-life care, and North Dakota's Measure : mail.propublica.org/owa/?ae=Item&t…

10 Disturbing Things ProPublica Learned Investigating the Red Cross’ Sandy Relief Efforts

propublica.org — Read the story for more details on the Red Cross' relief efforts and the charity's response to our reporting - then tell us what you think. Are they ready for the next storm? Weigh in below.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @ProPublica: If we told you our @RedCross investigation found a revered charity putting PR over people, would you still give? propub.ca/1wIX0IY

Oct 30, 2014

RT @eisingerj: 10 Disturbing Things about the Red Cross & Sandy: The TL;DR version. (Take that, @BuzzFeedBen, @SchoofsFeed!) http://t.co/zt…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @ProPublica: How did so much go so wrong? 10 disturbing findings from our @RedCross investigation propub.ca/1vhLMXF

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"On the Politics of the Crisis Response"

Ask ProPublica Anything About the American Red Cross and Its Secret Sandy Disaster

propublica.org — Twitter Twitter Facebook Facebook volumelow Podcast RSS RSS We're investigating issues around the organization and how it has spent donated money after Hurricane Sandy and other disasters. In April, we asked the American Red Cross how it spent $312 million raised after Superstorm Sandy (a fundraising campaign that included a star-studded benefit concert).
Oct 31, 2014

RT @ProPublica: We're an hour away from our Red Cross @reddit_AMA w/ @justinelliott & @eisingerj - ask them anything w/ #ProPubChat! http:/…

Oct 31, 2014

RT @ProPublica: Read our @RedCross investigation? Join reporters @justinelliott @eisingerj today for @reddit_AMA, 11:30am ET propub.ca/1wK5Sy1

Oct 31, 2014

RT @ProPublica: Read our @RedCross investigation? Join reporters @justinelliott @eisingerj today for @reddit_AMA, 11:30am ET propub.ca/1wK5Sy1

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Red Cross presentation: Sandy and Isaac Lessons Learned

Oct 29, 2014

RT @ProPublica: Documents obtained: A @RedCross presentation on "Observations/Lessons Learned" from Hurricane #Sandy & Isaac: http://t.co/t…

A Kansas Group’s Push to Oust Judges Reveals a Gap in Campaign Finance Rules

propublica.org — With just three weeks left before the upcoming midterm elections, a group called "Kansans for Justice" surfaced with the aim of persuading voters to oust two of their state Supreme Court justices. "Your Kansas Supreme Court justices are using their political beliefs to rule against sound court cases," the group's website said.
Oct 30, 2014

@RobertFaturechi @ProPublica piece on targeting of "liberal" KS judges reminds me of AlaSupCt/RoyMoore/ Tom Parker propublica.org/article/a-kans…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @ProPublica: Groups targeting Supreme Court judges in some states don’t have to reveal their donors, or even that they exist: propub.ca/1v9Oajo

Oct 30, 2014

Judicial retention campaign reveals gap in Kansas campaign finance law. More dark money in Kansas. bit.ly/10B2hqf

Oct 27, 2014

In Kansas, a legal loophole lets a political committee keep secret its leadership, donors & spending propublica.org/article/a-kans… via @ProPublica

Oct 27, 2014

RT @RobertFaturechi: after today's story, chair of Kansas senate judiciary committee says he wants legislation to close the loophole propublica.org/article/a-kans…

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