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Eric Umansky

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Deputy Managing Editor — ProPublica

Deputy Managing Editor @ProPublica and co-founder @DocumentCloud. Also former NBA star, etc. eric.umansky@propublica.org

Amazon Defends Its Pricing Algorithm, But Leaves Out Billions in Sales

propublica.org — We're investigating algorithmic injustice and the formulas that increasingly influence our lives. Twitter Twitter Facebook Facebook volumelow Podcast RSS RSS Latest Stories in this Project Earlier this week, we reported how Amazon often makes its products look like better deals than they actually are.

Introducing ProPublica’s New Emerging Reporters

propublica.org — Like many news organizations, ProPublica has been pushing to increase its own diversity. There are many reasons to do that, both moral and journalistic. But we've also been trying to do something else: to encourage, in some modest way, more diversity in investigative journalism overall.

We Want You to Help Report on the Red Cross

propublica.org — How one of the country's most venerated charities has failed disaster victims, broken promises and made dubious claims of success. Twitter Twitter Facebook Facebook volumelow Podcast RSS RSS Latest Stories in this Project Along with our colleagues at NPR, ProPublica has been reporting on the American Red Cross for the past two years.

Meet the Panama papers editor who handled 376 reporters in 80 countries

sbs.com.au — As the Panama Papers continue to embarrass leaders across continents, one thought has kept occurring to me: How the hell did the organizers pull it off? I mean, how did they corral hundreds of reporters? How did they make sense of so many documents? And, most importantly, how did they stay sane during it all?

Indian Railways 'water train' reaches parched Latur

moneylife.in — The Indian Railways on Monday dispatched the 10-wagon train carrying the precious liquid of life from Miraj in western Maharashtra for Latur city in the Marathwada region

Fire engulfs Bhiwandi building, many feared trapped

moneylife.in — IANS | 12/04/2016 10:40 AM | According to Thane Police, several people are feared trapped and efforts are on to rescue them A major fire broke out at a factory-cum-residential complex in Bhiwandi powerloom town of Thane district here on Tuesday, officials said.

Meet the Panama Papers Editor Who Handled 376 Reporters in 80 Countries

propublica.org — As the Panama Papers continue to embarrass leaders across continents, one thought has kept occurring to me: How the hell did the organizers pull it off? I mean, how did they corral hundreds of reporters? How did they make sense of so many documents? And, most importantly, how did they stay sane during it all?

ProPublica Live: In Conversation with Jason Leopold

eventbrite.com — Update: If you're unable to join us in person, this event will be webcast live on Dec. 7, starting at 7 p.m. Watch here, and follow the conversation online using #ProPubLive. ProPublica and Rutgers University's NJ Spark journalism lab present "ProPublica Live: In Conversation with Jason Leopold," a discussion with the VICE News reporter on his groundbreaking use of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

What You Need to Know About the Latest Drone Revelations

propublica.org — Last week, The Intercept published a sweeping series of stories based on secret documents involving the U.S.'s drone strike program. We sat down with two reporters on the project, Cora Currier and Ryan Devereaux, to talk about what they found. Here are a few of the key takeaways: The U.S.

What ProPublica is Doing About Diversity

propublica.org — Like many news organizations around the country, ProPublica is working hard to increase the diversity of our workplace. That means creating and maintaining a newsroom that includes a broad array of social, ethnic, and economic backgrounds.
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Sep 27, 2016

Three out of five Americans don't worry every day?!?! No wonder things are so shitty. https://t.co/UTx3Nh5Twc

Sep 27, 2016

@jonathanalter it's out of context clip. Trump came back and shook lester's hand.


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