Deputy managing editor at @ProPublica, past prez of @ahcj, hopeful Detroit Lions fan, Columbia journ prof. Signal: 818-679-9363. charles.ornstein@propublica.org
Federal scientists warned of coming opioid crisis in 2006 https://politi.co/2P6fdm9 via @politico
RT @wendi_c_thomas: Proud to have been in @propublica first Data Institute and now a member of the Local Reporting Network. Learn more abou…
RT @_JoeCarlson: @charlesornstein @nytimes The Atlantic reported the practice was once so common that, "In 1987, a national survey of ferti…
RT @DevlinBarrett: At least 8 Bureau of Prisons staffers knew Epstein was not to be left alone in a cell - and it happened anyway https://t…
Jesus. https://twitter.com/dabeard/status/1164289960297607168
👀 With the advent of widespread consumer DNA testing, instances in which fertility specialists decades ago secretly used their own sperm for artificial insemination have begun to surface with some regularity. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/21/health/sperm-donors-fraud-doctors.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share via @nytimes
Indeed. “You’re then tak­ing the iden­tity of the in­di­vid­ual and the med­ical pro­ce­dure they re­ceived, and ex­pos­ing that per­son to not only po­ten­tial iden­tity theft, but po­ten­tial dis­crim­i­na­tion for the choices that they’ve made.” https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-york-city-has-been-releasing-burial-records-of-fetal-remainsand-names-of-women-linked-to-them-11566420004
Did New York City post abortion records online? Sure seems like it. For nearly a decade, New York City has made pub­lic the names of thou­sands of women who had ei­ther mis­car­riages, still­births or pos­si­bly abor­tions, rais­ing alarms. https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-york-city-has-been-releasing-burial-records-of-fetal-remainsand-names-of-women-linked-to-them-11566420004
Quite a scoop by ⁦@tessriski⁩: New York City has made public the burial records of fetal remains on Hart Island and the names of thousands of women linked to them, raising alarms among medical privacy experts https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-york-city-has-been-releasing-burial-records-of-fetal-remainsand-names-of-women-linked-to-them-11566420004
Nice job by @LeeZurik on the video investigation of Mississippi prisons, alongside @JMitchellNews: Locked Down: Inside The Prison Where Inmates Set Each Other On Fire and Gangs Have More Power Than Guards https://www.investigatetv.com/locked-down/
Nightmare. https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/1164250858026147840
RT @ConnorASheets: This is so bad: Jefferson County (the county containing Birmingham, where the office was previously located) had 6,634 c…
RT @Kenwardjr: New from @wvgazettemail and @propublica https://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/politics/wv-lawmakers-call-for-ethics-reforms-following-story-on-gov/article_2fadb37c-c301-5d86-b12d-61cea603d312.html
Big Jim: After Reporting by @kenwardjr, West Virginia Lawmakers Call for Ethics Reform to Deal With Billionaire Resort-Owning Governor https://www.propublica.org/article/lawmakers-call-for-ethics-reform-to-deal-with-billionaire-resort-owning-governor
Yet another woman who made "nasty" comments... Trump attacks Danish prime minister for her ‘nasty’ comments about his interest in U.S. purchase of Greenland https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/danes-furious-over-postponement-of-trumps-visit-call-his-behavior-insulting/2019/08/21/82d0a5f4-c3b8-11e9-8bf7-cde2d9e09055_story.html
Glad @GuardianUS picked up @JMitchellNews important piece: Beatings, murders and prisoners set on fire: inside the prison called 'gangland' https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/aug/21/south-mississippi-correctional-institution-prison?CMP=share_btn_tw
RT @matthewherper: One of the most important things the FDA does with drugs, that is not done by other regulators, is look at the raw data.…
🙌🙌 Welcome!! https://twitter.com/ivoryganja/status/1164156874889027584
Well, there's that. https://twitter.com/ddale8/status/1164144060602470400
RT @jswatz: The White House said drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge would bring nearly two billion dollars to the treasury. NY…
The plight of rural health care https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-vitals-4396ab4b-f3d3-412d-a7ad-749b73bd4f32.html?chunk=0&utm_term=twsocialshare#story0 #vitals
Parents Gave Up Custody of Their Children to Help Them Get Financial Aid. Now, Some Are Abandoning That Idea. https://www.propublica.org/article/college-financial-aid-guardianship-loophole-higher-education-illinois-families
Stunning look at a recent Trump commutation. Trump's Get Out of Jail Free Card for a Convicted Scammer Is Full of Half-Truths and Omissions https://projects.propublica.org/graphics/ted-suhl
RT @profmusgrave: I’d hoped we wouldn’t need this again, but now that we know this was a serious proposal here’s my serious analysis of why…
H/t @blakehounshell
Did Ted know something we didn’t back in 2016?? Cruz: President Trump would nuke Denmark https://www.politico.com/story/2016/02/ted-cruz-donald-trump-denmark-218694 via @politico
RT @markknoller: Since Greenland not for sale, Pres Trump cancels visit to Denmark. Really. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1163961882945970176
RT @dabeard: “Charges of disloyalty have long been used to attack Jews” - @ADL leader, reacting to Trump accusing Jewish Democratic voters…
In hindsight, this 2017 story about Medicaid’s data progress was much too good to be true. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/09/technology/medicaids-data-gets-an-internet-era-makeover.html https://twitter.com/charlesornstein/status/1163858692552437760
RT @charlesornstein: Prisons in Alabama are so bad, the Department of Justice said they violate Eighth Amendment protections against cruel…
RT @bykenarmstrong: A Mississippi sheriff wrote a text message describing someone as “worse than a black person.” A county supervisor said…
The Administration Rushed on a Sweeping Immigration Policy. We Found Substantive, Sloppy Mistakes. @DLind⁩ ⁦@yjtorbati⁩ https://www.propublica.org/article/trump-administration-rushed-on-a-sweeping-immigration-policy-we-found-substantive-slo ppy-mistakes
23 inmates per prison guard. That's an extraordinarily high ratio. https://twitter.com/propublica/status/1163912340112379904
I was unaware of the loyalty test for Jewish voters.
RT @Yair_Rosenberg: Non-Jews don't get to decide who is a good Jew and who is a bad Jew. Non-Jews who make lists of bad Jews and suggest th…
Oh wow. this is terrible. https://twitter.com/bylenasun/status/1163906257134055424
For reals, good question. https://twitter.com/katiezavadski/status/1163821311291998208
Prisons in Alabama are so bad, the Department of Justice said they violate Eighth Amendment protections against cruel and unusual punishment. We found prisons in Mississippi that may be even worse. https://www.propublica.org/article/some-of-the-countrys-worst-prisons-have-escaped-justice-department-action @jmitchellnews
RT @bykenarmstrong: “They make no news.” @wvgazette reporters have broken huge stories about mining safety, opioids, political corruption.…
NEW from @jmitchellnews: Some of the Country’s Worst Prisons Have Escaped Justice Department Action https://www.propublica.org/article/some-of-the-countrys-worst-prisons-have-escaped-justice-department-action
 
This follows @JMitchellNews work on the unimaginable hell that is South Mississippi Correctional Institution: https://www.propublica.org/article/leakesville-south-mississippi-correctional-institution-prison-gangs
RT @DocumentHate: 1/ As part of @DocumentHate, we're asking newsrooms to help us survey members of Congress. We wanted to ask: Are hate cr…
This doesn't seem smart. https://twitter.com/barbarastarrcnn/status/1163833370926886912
RT @Kenwardjr: Reaction from @WVGovernor to our @wvgazettemail-@propublica story about his ownership of @The_Greenbrier https://t.co/otuL…
What a mess. Lots of $ spent on a national Medicaid data system, and it still can't help with basic questions. National Review of Opioid Prescribing in Medicaid Is Not Yet Possible, @OIGatHHS reports. https://oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-05-18-00480.asp#.XVwnHP6NanY.twitter
When parents say 'no' to HPV shots, teens have no choice. Some states are changing that. https://www.nbcnews.com/health/kids-health/when-parents-say-no-hpv-shots-teens-have-no-choice-n1028511 via @nbcnews
In another rollback, HUD would raise the burden of proof they must meet to bring a claim, making it harder for civil-rights groups and others to pursue housing discrimination cases https://www.wsj.com/articles/hud-proposal-raises-bar-on-housing-discrimination-complaints-11566253317
The Collapse Of A Hospital Empire — And Towns Left In The Wreckage https://khn.org/OTg2ODYz via @khnews
What a surprise!?! Doctors flood Congress with lobbyists on surprise bills https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-vitals-666cc41b-5ff4-4ac8-8117-746f06e7cc38.html?chunk=1&utm_term=twsocialshare#story1 #vitals
RT @charlesornstein: The local newspaper editor was a supporter of the prison in his Mississippi town. Then a convicted murderer escaped an…
The Car Seat Industry Helped Delay a Child Safety Regulation — Again https://www.propublica.org/article/the-car-seat-industry-helped-delay-a-child-safety-regulation-again @d_porat
 
 
 
 
 
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