ProPublica begins to recruit journalists

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ProPublica will recruit journalists in ManhattanOffice location has yet to be announced, but will most likely be located in the Financial District. According to Mr. Steiger's business plan, half of the investigative reporters will be unseasoned 20-somethings -- “nowadays you get really bright people that have had two or three internships and they’re right out of college,” Steiger said -- while the other half will consist of veteran reporters.He has 10 millionper year in funding, so let's hope...Read Full Story

Pro-Publica goes for the "deep stuff"

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This is an experiment worth watching - a former WSJ editor is now dedicating his career to a non-profit effort to revive investigative journalism."It is the deep-dive stuff and the aggressive follow-up that is most challenged in the budget process,” said Mr. Steiger, who will be Pro Publica’s president and editor in chief.Read Full Story