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Raw Story
Pro-Russian bots busily amplifying right-wing extremism surrounding Charlottesvillefunds the Open Society Foundations, which support democracy and development aro
Raw Story / Posted 7 hours ago
funds the Open Society Foundations, which support democracy and development around the world — and they have given money to ProPublica, including its Documenting Hate project, while accounting for less than 3 percent of ProPublica’s revenue so far... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Who's in control at HUD?nominee has carried over to his tenure as secretary, leaving many unsure who's
Crain's New York Business / Posted 8 hours ago
nominee has carried over to his tenure as secretary, leaving many unsure who's steering the ship. A joint investigation by ProPublica and New York magazine found the department low on morale and the 65-year-old neurosurgeon short on focus. On... Read more
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Philly.com
Charlottesville stand-down order?police response that day, and media reports say that police allowed physical al
Philly.com / Posted 10 hours ago
police response that day, and media reports say that police allowed physical altercations to occur without intervening. ProPublica posted an article the evening of Aug. 12 that said: “State police and National Guardsmen watched passively for... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Marine City doctor facing 15 drug-related chargeswho distribute these dangerous medications illegally." According to an analysi
Detroit Free Press / Posted 11 hours ago
who distribute these dangerous medications illegally." According to an analysis of Medicare's prescription drug benefit by ProPublica, 63 percent of Pashley's patients were prescribed at least one opioid prescription in 2014, compared to an average... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Walter E. Wiliams: Charlottesville mayor derelict in his civic dutySince when did the police need a command to intervene when they are witnessing
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 13 hours ago
Since when did the police need a command to intervene when they are witnessing people assaulting one another? In a ProPublica article titled "Police Stood By As Mayhem Mounted in Charlottesville," the authors reported that "state police and... Read more
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Salon.com
Can police prevent the next Charlottesville?the radicals from both sides wanting to go at it,” he said. With more demonstr
Salon.com / Posted 14 hours ago
the radicals from both sides wanting to go at it,” he said. With more demonstrations planned in cities across the country, ProPublica interviewed law enforcement experts in the United States and Europe to ask what more can be done to prevent... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
WALTER E. WILLIAMS: Are the race hustlers taking over?Since when did the police need a command to intervene when they are witnessing
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 15 hours ago
Since when did the police need a command to intervene when they are witnessing people assaulting one another? In a ProPublica article titled "Police Stood By As Mayhem Mounted in Charlottesville," the authors reported that "state police and... Read more
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The Washington Times
Robert Spencer of Jihad Watch blasts PayPal after brief ban: ‘I know where they stand’an Aug. 19 article titled ‘Despite Disavowals, Leading Tech Companies Help Extr
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
an Aug. 19 article titled ‘Despite Disavowals, Leading Tech Companies Help Extremist Sites Monetize Hate’ was released by ProPublica. Mr. Spencer’s website, along with Pamela Geller’s of the American Freedom Defense Initiative, both had accounts... Read more
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Salon.com
Despite disavowals, leading tech companies help extremist sites monetize hateWatch is one of many sites that monetize their extremist views through relation
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
Watch is one of many sites that monetize their extremist views through relationships with technology companies. ProPublica surveyed the most visited websites of groups designated as extremist by either the SPLC or the Anti-Defamation... Read more
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Breitbart
PayPal Bans Jihad Watch from Accepting Donationsa number of emails. PayPal’s suspension of Spencer’s account came shortly after
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
a number of emails. PayPal’s suspension of Spencer’s account came shortly after an article published by Lauren Kirchner of ProPublica who criticized tech companies such as PayPal that allow Jihad Watch to utilize their online services. “Because of... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
A new generation of white supremacists emerges 21st August 2017 · 0 Comments By A.C. ThompsonProPublica The white supremac
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
21st August 2017 · 0 Comments By A.C. ThompsonProPublica The white supremacist forces arrayed in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend — the largest gathering of its sort in at least a... Read more
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Salon.com
Tucker Carlson and the Daily Caller: Taking white nationalism mainstreamof Jason Kessler, the organizer of Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville tha
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
of Jason Kessler, the organizer of Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville that descended into deadly violence. After ProPublica exposed Kessler’s history of white supremacy, the Daily Caller dropped him, but it continues to work with white... Read more
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Salon.com
Big Tech, the alt-right and the unknown future of the internetharassment of our staff and others,” Prince said. He declined to provide detail
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
harassment of our staff and others,” Prince said. He declined to provide details when asked, however. Earlier this year, ProPublica published a story saying that Cloudflare was forwarding the personal information of individuals who had complained... Read more
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Business Standard India
Despite disavowals, leading tech firms help extremist sites monetise hateWatch is one of many sites that monetize their extremist views through relation
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Watch is one of many sites that monetize their extremist views through relationships with technology companies. ProPublica surveyed the most visited websites of groups designated as extremist by either the SPLC or the Anti-Defamation... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Why a Washington state man is trying to help neo-Nazis relaunch their websitedropping out of college and which, until last week, had no mentions in the pres
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
dropping out of college and which, until last week, had no mentions in the press or traction on social media. Lim told ProPublica, which first reported his involvement on Friday, that he thought helping the Daily Stormer “would really get my... Read more
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The Washington Times
Trump campaign supporters during election snubbed for Pentagon, State Department, national securitythese teams. The Pentagon, for example, welcomed 24 beachheaders as “special a
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
these teams. The Pentagon, for example, welcomed 24 beachheaders as “special assistants,” according to lists compiled by ProPublica. Of the “beachhead” troops who invaded the Pentagon, virtually all won administration jobs. Only four had... Read more
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Business Standard India
Hate crime rampant in US, says Google's new AI-based sitehate incidents and makes them searchable by name, topic and date, Fortune repor
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
hate incidents and makes them searchable by name, topic and date, Fortune reported. According to the journalism non-profit ProPublica, incidents of hate are "actually all too common in the US". "More than just a list, the site allows hate-related... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Donald Trump top keyword associated with hate, Google’s AI-based site findshate incidents and makes them searchable by name, topic and date, Fortune repor
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
hate incidents and makes them searchable by name, topic and date, Fortune reported. According to the journalism non-profit ProPublica, incidents of hate are “actually all too common in the US”. “More than just a list, the site allows hate-related... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Firms inspect hateful screed on media sitescompany that has protected the networks of several neo-Nazi sites, including th
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
company that has protected the networks of several neo-Nazi sites, including the Daily Stormer, faced criticism in May from ProPublica for doing so, and has been one of the "worst offenders when it comes to protecting white-supremacist propaganda,"... Read more
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Business Standard India
Can the police prevent another Charlottesville incident?the radicals from both sides wanting to go at it," he said. With more demonstr
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
the radicals from both sides wanting to go at it," he said. With more demonstrations planned in cities across the country, ProPublica interviewed law enforcement experts in the United States and Europe to ask what more can be done to prevent... Read more
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Salon.com
A new generation of white supremacists emerges in Charlottesvillehas energized a whole wave of young people who were previously apathetic or apo
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
has energized a whole wave of young people who were previously apathetic or apolitical, rally organizer Eli Mosley told ProPublica. The president has served as “megaphone” for far-right ideas, he said. Mosley and his comrades are seeking to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland Democrats request details on Jared Kushner apartment holdings in statefor conflicts of interest. The lawmakers cite The Sun’s reporting and a magazi
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
for conflicts of interest. The lawmakers cite The Sun’s reporting and a magazine article by The New York Times and ProPublica that alleged substandard living conditions in Kushner properties. “If these reports are accurate, they raise very... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
With bathroom bill dead, Pastor Council looks to future fightsthe US Pastor Council itself has continued to grow, Welch said. According to ta
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
the US Pastor Council itself has continued to grow, Welch said. According to tax documents on a database maintained by ProPublica, the US Pastor Council, which is registered as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization and does not disclose... Read more
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Philly.com
More U.S. women are dying in childbirth. What can be done?errors and ineptitude play a big role in maternal mortality, according to an in
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
errors and ineptitude play a big role in maternal mortality, according to an investigative article published in May by ProPublica, a nonprofit journalism organization, and National Public Radio. “The fragmented health system makes it harder... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Facebook, Airbnb go on offense against neo-Nazis after violencecompany that has protected the networks of several neo-Nazi sites, including th
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
company that has protected the networks of several neo-Nazi sites, including the Daily Stormer, faced criticism in May from ProPublica for doing so, and has been one of the “worst offenders when it comes to protecting white-supremacist propaganda,”... Read more
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ABC News
Confederate symbols across US highlight nation's divided pastPugh said she felt it was important to move quickly and quietly because of "the
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
Pugh said she felt it was important to move quickly and quietly because of "the climate of this nation." Alec MacGillis/ProPublica via ReutersWorkers remove the monuments to Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson from Wyman Park in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Assess: Facebook, Airbnb go on offense against neo-Nazis after violencecompany that has protected the networks of several neo-Nazi sites, including th
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
company that has protected the networks of several neo-Nazi sites, including the Daily Stormer, faced criticism in May from ProPublica for doing so, and has been one of the “worst offenders when it comes to protecting white-supremacist propaganda,”... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Facebook and Airbnb go after extremists following Charlottesville violencecompany that has protected the networks of several neo-Nazi sites, including th
Crain's New York Business / Posted 6 days ago
company that has protected the networks of several neo-Nazi sites, including the Daily Stormer, faced criticism in May from ProPublica for doing so, and has been one of the “worst offenders when it comes to protecting white-supremacist propaganda,”... Read more
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The Mercury News
Facebook, Airbnb go on offense against Neo-Nazis after violencecompany that has protected the networks of several neo-Nazi sites, including th
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
company that has protected the networks of several neo-Nazi sites, including the Daily Stormer, faced criticism in May from ProPublica for doing so, and has been one of the ‘worst offenders when it comes to protecting white-supremacist propaganda,’... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Assess: Facebook, Airbnb go on offense against neo-Nazis after violencecompany that has protected the networks of several neo-Nazi sites, including th
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
company that has protected the networks of several neo-Nazi sites, including the Daily Stormer, faced criticism in May from ProPublica for doing so, and has been one of the "worst offenders when it comes to protecting white-supremacist propaganda,"... Read more
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Salon.com
Here’s another way businesses are taking advantage of undocumented immigrants125 workers were arrested after a workplace injury prompted the state to check
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
125 workers were arrested after a workplace injury prompted the state to check the personnel records of other employees,” ProPublica and NPR reported. Simon Blank, the director of the Florida insurance fraud unit, told NPR and ProPublica that it... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Many Nurses Lack Knowledge Of Health Risks To Mothers After ChildbirthIn recent months, mothers who nearly died in the hours and days after giving bi
KERA North Texas / Posted 6 days ago
In recent months, mothers who nearly died in the hours and days after giving birth have repeatedly told ProPublica and NPR that their doctors and nurses were often slow to recognize the warning signs that their bodies weren't healing properly. A... Read more
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Business Standard India
How US insurance firms get undocumented immigrants arrested and deportedof Representatives before stalling in the Senate in June. To assess the impact
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
of Representatives before stalling in the Senate in June. To assess the impact of Florida’s law on undocumented workers, ProPublica and NPR analyzed 14 years of state insurance fraud data and thousands of pages of court records. We found nearly... Read more
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Breitbart
Timeline Leading to Declaration of Unlawful Assembly at Emancipation Park Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12down the rally and the related demonstrations and marched the white supremacist
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
down the rally and the related demonstrations and marched the white supremacists out of the park and into the streets,” ProPublica reported. The Cavalier Daily’s report and ProPublica’s report are consistent with the one filed by Pax Dickinson,... Read more
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Rappler
Confederate monuments removed in Baltimore, other citiesE. Lee and Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson on a flatbed truck in the early hours of
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
E. Lee and Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson on a flatbed truck in the early hours of August 16, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. ProPublica / Alec MacGillis/AFP WASHINGTON DC, USA – Confederate monuments were removed overnight in Baltimore, Maryland,... Read more
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Slate
The Problem With GoDaddy Dropping a Neo-Nazi Websiteof choice for the alt-right,” noting that it appeared to be ignoring its own po
Slate / Posted 7 days ago
of choice for the alt-right,” noting that it appeared to be ignoring its own policies against bigotry. That same month, ProPublica took aim at Cloudflare for the services it provides to the Daily Stormer in an article headlined, “How One Major... Read more
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Op-Ed News
White supremacists celebrate President Trump's muddy remarks about the Charlottesville riotslargest gathering of its sort in at least a generation -- represented a new inc
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 days ago
largest gathering of its sort in at least a generation -- represented a new incarnation of the white supremacy movement, ProPublica reported Sunday adding: "Old-guard groups like the Ku Klux Klan, the Aryan Nations and the Nazi skinheads, which... Read more
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New America Media
A New Generation of White Supremacists Emerges in CharlottesvilleProPublica, News Report, A.C. Thompson, Posted: Aug 15, 2017 Above: White supr
New America Media / Posted 8 days ago
ProPublica, News Report, A.C. Thompson, Posted: Aug 15, 2017 Above: White supremacists at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend. (Image via Flickr Creative Commons.) The white supremacist forces arrayed in Charlottesville, Virginia,... Read more
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Business Insider
White supremacists are casting themselves as police victims in the wake of Charlottesvilleof Spencer's complaints about how police had "failed." The far-right media out
Business Insider / Posted 8 days ago
of Spencer's complaints about how police had "failed." The far-right media outlet Breitbart, meanwhile, seized on a ProPublica report which said that Virginia state police and National Guardsmen "watched passively for hours as... Read more
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Breitbart
Gov. Terry McAuliffe Refuses to Denounce Antifa Attacks on Journaliststactics in effect forced the two diametrically opposed groups into close physic
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
tactics in effect forced the two diametrically opposed groups into close physical contact. A report by the progressive ProPublica outfit disputed which side began the violence, but agreed that a decision appeared to have been made to allow the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Alberto Salazar's son was in London during World Championshipsstood by him two years ago when doping allegations first emerged as a result of
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
stood by him two years ago when doping allegations first emerged as a result of a joint investigation by the BBC and ProPublica. Alberto Salazar, 59, remains under investigation by the American anti-doping authorities It has now emerged,... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
What happened during protests? Media divided on narrativebetween the white nationalists and counter-demonstrators. Breitbart's report ev
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 9 days ago
between the white nationalists and counter-demonstrators. Breitbart's report even included a link to the investigative site ProPublica, which wrote a story headlined "Police Stood By as Mayhem Mounted in Charlottesville." The four demonstrators... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
What happened during protests? Media divided on narrativebetween the white nationalists and counter-demonstrators. Breitbart's report ev
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
between the white nationalists and counter-demonstrators. Breitbart's report even included a link to the investigative site ProPublica, which wrote a story headlined "Police Stood By as Mayhem Mounted in Charlottesville." The four demonstrators... Read more
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MedCity News
Which California hospitals are best at maternity care? Ask Yelpsite has long had listings for hospitals and health systems, and in 2015, it ma
MedCity News / Posted 9 days ago
site has long had listings for hospitals and health systems, and in 2015, it made them a bit more useful. It worked with ProPublica and CMS to add information such as readmission rates, emergency room waiting times, safety violation fines and how... Read more
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Salon.com
Police stood by as mayhem mounted in Charlottesvilleplexiglass shields, similar to those used by riot police. Clad in a black, Naz
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
plexiglass shields, similar to those used by riot police. Clad in a black, Nazi-style helmet, Matthew Heimbach told ProPublica, “We’re defending our heritage.” Heimbach, who heads the Traditionalist Workers Party, a self-declared fascist... Read more
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Breitbart
Alt-Right Activists Condemn Violence, Dispute Mainstream Accountidentity political groups being allowed to hold a rally. But a report on polic
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
identity political groups being allowed to hold a rally. But a report on police conduct during and after the rally by ProPublica, a left-leaning investigative journalism non-profit, as well as eyewitness accounts by those who participated in... Read more
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Philly.com
Police stood by as mayhem mounted in Charlottesvilleplexiglass shields, similar to those used by riot police. Clad in a black, Naz
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
plexiglass shields, similar to those used by riot police. Clad in a black, Nazi-style helmet, Matthew Heimbach told ProPublica, "We're defending our heritage." Heimbach, who heads the Traditionalist Workers Party, a self-declared fascist... Read more
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EuroNews
Why Does Texas Have the Highest Maternal Mortality Rate in Developed World?tools have worked: Maternal deaths in California fell to around 7 per 100,000 b
EuroNews / Posted 11 days ago
tools have worked: Maternal deaths in California fell to around 7 per 100,000 births by 2013, according to a recent Propublica story exposing weaknesses in America's postpartum healthcare. Texas launched a similar collaborative last year in... Read more
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NBC News
Why does Texas have the highest maternal death rate in the developed world?tools have worked: Maternal deaths in California fell to around 7 per 100,000 b
NBC News / Posted 11 days ago
tools have worked: Maternal deaths in California fell to around 7 per 100,000 births by 2013, according to a recent Propublica story exposing weaknesses in America's postpartum healthcare. Texas launched a similar collaborative last year in... Read more
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