ProPublica

Type: Organization
Name: ProPublica
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

ProPublica And The Problem With Journalism

Our watchdogs are progressive muckrakers, who put on a veneer of impartiality. ... [Published The Daily Caller - Breaking News, Opinion, Rese ... - 2 hours ago]
Entities: ProPublica
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Peak Oil: The Limits Of Swashbuckling

I and others have written a number of articles detailing some of the drawbacks, consequences, and less-publicized aspects of the recent oil production surge resulting from hydraulic fracturing (fracking) taking place in several regions of the country—most ... [Published Peak Oil - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Report criticizes EPA oversight of injection wells

The US Government Accountability Office says environmental regulators are failing to adequately enforce rules for wells used to dispose of toxic waste from drillingFederal environment officials have failed to adequately oversee hundreds of thousands of ... [Published Money Life - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Contently gets into investigative journalism

The startup, which produces sponsored content for big brands, will now fund long-form journalism in the public interest through a nonprofit.Updated: July 30, 2014 8:19 a.m.Contently, the SoHo-based startup that matches freelancers with brand marketers, ... [Published Crains NY Business - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Car Title Lenders Find Loopholes to Overcharge Customers

Predatory lenders are constantly looking for ways to take advantage of vulnerable consumers. They will jump at the first chance to drain their finances and leave them scrambling to pay an out-of-control debt.Some consumer advocates say usury caps are ... [Published Black Enterprise - Jul 30 2014]
Entities: ProPublica, Advocate, Usury
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

I accidentally started a Wikipedia hoax

Daily Dot This is all you need to know: “How did a joke we made up about Amelia Bedelia while we were stoned get repeated all over the Internet for more than five years, by blogs and reporters and elementary school students and even the author of Amelia ... [Published American Press Institute - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Retailer That 'Sues Soldiers' Over Debts Hits ProPublica Piece

USA Discounters, the Virginia-based retailer that ProPublica reported offers "easy" credit to military members but files thousands of suits when its loans aren't repaid, is criticizing the non-profit news organization's portrayal.Through its New York-based ... [Published Odwyer PR Daily - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Report Criticizes EPA Oversight of Injection Wells

by Naveena Sadasivam Federal environment officials have failed to adequately oversee hundreds of thousands of wells used to inject toxic oil and gas drilling waste deep underground, according to a new congressional report . The report, released ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

There’s more to GI loans story

The ProPublica  article  referencing USA Discounters that posted to stripes.com on July 24 (“‘They’re basically ruthless’: The discount store that sues servicemembers worldwide”) and its accompanying  piece , "For lenders, gaps in federal law make suing ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Oil Industry Dumping in Healthy Aquifers Amid California's Drought

"California officials have ordered an emergency shut-down of 11 oil and gas waste injection sites and a review of more than 100 others in the state’s drought-wracked Central Valley out of fear that companies may have been pumping fracking fluids and other ... [Published Planetizen - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Members of U.S. Military Subjected to Aggressive Collection Tactics of Litigious Loan Operation

A Virginia-based retailer has been aggressively going after members of the U.S. military who have fallen prey to its collection tactics after customers miss payments on overpriced household goods.USA Discounters has been described by members of the military ... [Published AllGov - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Patient Privacy Laws Misapplied to Protect Health Centers, Not Patients

When Congress adopted the landmark Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) of 1996, the achievement was hailed for making privacy of patients’ medical records a new federal guarantee. But over the next two decades, healthcare institutions ... [Published AllGov - Jul 29 2014]

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..."During that delay thousands of workers were further exposed to silica,'' said Peg Seminario, director of safety and health at the AFL-CIO. "People have gotten sicker and some will die because of the exposures that have continued to take place."
"Unless EPA takes these steps, it will be several years before EPA can provide updated information at a national level to Congress, the public, and others on the [injection well] program, preventing them from understanding the program and the protection being provided to underground sources of drinking water at an important juncture in the development of oil and gas in the country" the GAO warned
“Honestly we’ve had interest for licensing the API from a lot of local news stations saying, ‘Hey we could just turn it on and let it hum. "” In the meantime, the company wants to continue tweaking and iterating on the design. “Eventually we’ll have advertisers. The goal is just continuing to prove that the engine is reliable and works, and scale.”"
...Paul Kiel reported July 25 that the retailer has filed more than 13,470 suits since 2006, and highlighted its claims against military members based "anywhere in the world, no matter how much inconvenience or expense they would incur to attend a Virginia court date." The company then garnishes service members' pay after obtaining default legal judgments from two courts in Virginia

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Car Title Lenders Find Loopholes to Overcharge ... [Published Black Enterprise - Jul 30 2014]
Need to Know: July 30, 2014 [Published American Press Institute - Jul 30 2014]
I accidentally started a Wikipedia hoax [Published American Press Institute - Jul 30 2014]
Retailer That 'Sues Soldiers' Over Debts Hits P... [Published Odwyer PR Daily - Jul 30 2014]
Contently gets into investigative journalism [Published Crains NY Business - Jul 30 2014]
Army Emergency Relief offers alternatives to pa... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Jul 30 2014]
Canvas fingerprinting is tracking you, and you ... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 30 2014]
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Campus Sexual Assault: What are colleges doing ... [Published Money Life - Jul 30 2014]
Richard Davis: Citizens and society need invest... [Published Deseret Morning News - Jul 30 2014]
There’s more to GI loans story [Published Stars and Stripes - Jul 30 2014]
Oil Industry Dumping in Healthy Aquifers Amid C... [Published Planetizen - Jul 30 2014]
Newspaper industry lost another 1,300 full-time... [Published Poynter Institute - Jul 30 2014]
To Unlock Wind, Build Transmission Lines Linkin... [Published Environmental Defense - Jul 30 2014]
Report Criticizes EPA Oversight of Injection Wells [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 29 2014]
Campus Sexual Assault: What Are Colleges Doing ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Jul 29 2014]
New report: Drinking water at risk from poorly ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 29 2014]
New report: Drinking water at risk from poorly ... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Jul 29 2014]
Plagiarism in the Internet age: The issue isn’t... [Published PandoDaily - Jul 29 2014]
Patient Privacy Laws Misapplied to Protect Heal... [Published AllGov - Jul 29 2014]
Members of U.S. Military Subjected to Aggressiv... [Published AllGov - Jul 29 2014]
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ProPublica And The Problem With Journalism [Published The Daily Caller - Breaking News, Opinion, Rese ... - 2 hours ago]
Our watchdogs are progressive muckrakers, who put on a veneer of impartiality. ...
Canvas fingerprinting is tracking you, and you ... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 30 2014]
Canvas fingerprinting? Popular, heavily trafficked websites are increasingly turning to “canvas fingerprinting” in order to track your online movements. Canvas fingerprinting is extremely hard to block, hard to detect, and has become a unique identifier ...
New report: Drinking water at risk from poorly ... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Jul 29 2014]
Amy Mall, Senior Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C. Yesterday the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released an eagerly awaited report on the state of something called the Underground Injection Control program. This program, aka “UIC,” is designed ...
Congressman Grayson Requests Answers on NSA’s W... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 28 2014]
Rep. Alan Grayson Democratic congressman Alan Grayson, who serves on the Science, Space, and Technology Committee in the US House of Representatives, has written a letter to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. It requests answers related ...
USA Discounters: Where A $650 Laptop Ends Up Co... [Published The Consumerist - Jul 28 2014]
The USA Discounters website advertises its financing for military servicemembers and government employees. A discount retailer that sells itself as being friendly to military borrowers has been pushed into the spotlight, thanks to a report highlighting ...
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