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Assistant Managing Editor @ProPublica and co-founder @DocumentCloud. Former NBA star. eric.umansky@propublica.org

How American journalists covered torture after 9/11

cjr.org — Coverage of the brutal practice was played down in print and on airwaves Editors' note: Torture, and specifically the US government's use of it, is back in the news. The Senate Intelligence Committee is set to release a much-anticipated report on the CIA's treatment of terrorism suspects in the wake of 9/11, prompting President Obama to say, bluntly, "We tortured some folks."

CJR September/October 2006 - Failures of Imagination

web.archive.org — By Eric Umansky Carlotta Gall was curious. It was early December 2002, and Gall, the Afghanistan correspondent for The New York Times, had just seen a press release from the U.S. military announcing the death of a prisoner at its Bagram Air Base. Soon thereafter the military issued a second release about another detainee death at Bagram.

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Conversation with @conor64 and @marcambinder

storify.com — A Social Media Story storified by Eric Umansky

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Oct 20, 2014

RT @lpolgreen: “You can’t just leave somebody on the side of the road to die.” Searing dispatch from @helenecooper on her homeland. nytimes.com/2014/10/20/wor…

Oct 19, 2014

RT @dicktofel: Reaction, @cnn? MT @coulterjones: CNN pulls support of NABJ after it expressed concern over hiring practices nabj.org/news/198449/CN…

Oct 18, 2014

RT @DavidKenner: I'm not sure what the moral of this is, but it's certainly interesting. pic.twitter.com/PqTzNbWoWv

Oct 17, 2014

RT @charlesornstein: Any public health experts with epidemiology bkgrnd calling for a travel ban? Haven't heard of one yet.

Oct 17, 2014

RT @monteiro: Glad we finally have an Ebola Czar. Do we have a Stop Shooting Black Kids Czar yet?

Oct 17, 2014

Ebola hysteria “@ksieff: Journalist is disinvited from a journalism school for doing actual journalism.. nppa.org/node/68152

Oct 17, 2014

Fascinating video of Ebola doc in Liberia taking off protective gear. Washed hands 10 times: mobile.nytimes.com/video/embedded…

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