Deputy managing editor at @ProPublica, past prez of @ahcj, hopeful Detroit Lions fan, Columbia journ prof. Signal: 818-679-9363. charles.ornstein@propublica.org
Featured in @theappeal: Departing Alabama Sheriffs Deplete Funds and (Usually) Face No Consequences https://theappeal.org/spotlight-departing-alabama-sheriffs-deplete-funds-and-usually-face-no-consequences/#.XQl2mlYlK3s.twitter @ConnorASheets
Oversight board hits DMC's 'perceived deterioration' in patient care https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/michigan/2019/06/17/legacy-board-hits-dmc-perceived-deterioration-patient-care/1479788001/ via @detroitnews
Zolgensma: A Remarkable New Treatment, An ICER Analysis, And A Poorly Justified Price http://disq.us/t/3frw8cz by @peterbachmd
RT @charlesornstein: NEW: More Instances of Fraud and Mismanagement Over New Jersey Tax Incentives Surface in New Report https://t.co/TGlgm…
RT @ConnorASheets: Lack of A/C can have deadly consequences: "In 2011, an exceptionally hot summer in Texas, 10 incarcerated people died fr…
RT @ConnorASheets: Among the disturbing findings in this new study by @PrisonPolicy is the fact that Alabama is the only state in the South…
Check out the financial disclosures of the soon-to-be-former acting defense secretary, Pat Shanahan: https://projects.propublica.org/trump-town/staffers/patrick-shanahan #trumptown
"It is an affront to the people of Alabama and the law. And somebody needs to act." Alabama sheriffs need a comeuppance http://s.al.com/wsSsfGb
Queens hospital employees say claims of abuse, harassment from supervisor were ignored: lawsuit https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/ny-metro-presbyterian-queens-hospital-lawsuit-20190119-story.html
RT @PhineasJFR: Damn this is interesting from @THECITYNY. Expected @NYCHA head is a fan of privatizing operations and management of public…
RT @EricTopol: What if they hadn't investigated? https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/17/us/heart-surgery-children-unc.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage by @egabler
“These billionaire school reformers and the foundations with which they are allied really have become much more sophisticated in the way they strategically use their funding.”
Important: @TeachForAmerica was established to tap idealistic graduates of elite universities to teach at public schools in high-poverty areas, but it has evolved into an informal but vital ally of the charter school movement. https://www.propublica.org/article/how-teach-for-america-evolved-into-an-arm-of-the-charter-school-movement @AnnieWaldman
NEW: More Instances of Fraud and Mismanagement Over New Jersey Tax Incentives Surface in New Report https://www.propublica.org/article/more-instances-of-fraud-and-mismanagement-over-new-jersey-tax-incentives-surface-in-new-report @WNYC @propublica @NancySolomon2 @JPillets
Should you cover animal research? Check out these tips from @tarahaelle first https://healthjournalism.org/blog/2019/06/should-you-cover-animal-research-check-out-these-tips-first/ via @AHCJ_Pia
Documents obtained by ProPublica show that the Walton foundation, a staunch supporter of school choice, paid @TeachForAmerica $4,000 for every teacher placed in a traditional public school — and $6,000 for every one placed in a charter school. https://www.propublica.org/article/how-teach-for-america-evolved-into-an-arm-of-the-charter-school-movement
How Teach for America Evolved Into an Arm of the Charter School Movement https://www.propublica.org/article/how-teach-for-america-evolved-into-an-arm-of-the-charter-school-movement by @AnnieWaldman
Scary as hell. https://twitter.com/clairezcardona/status/1140754164890427392
After our investigation with @ThePublicsRadio, Rhode Island lawmakers are moving forward on a spending plan that includes money to train all 911 call takers to respond to cardiac arrests and other medical emergencies. https://www.propublica.org/article/after-serious-911-mishaps-rhode-island-will-now-pay-for-better-training
Tremendous impact by @egabler! Long overdue. UNC Children’s Hospital Suspends Most Complex Heart Surgeries https://nyti.ms/2WPCV4C
IMPACT: After Serious 911 Mishaps, Rhode Island Will Now Pay for Better Training https://www.propublica.org/article/after-serious-911-mishaps-rhode-island-will-now-pay-for-better-training by @LynnArditi
We Read 150 Privacy Policies. They Were an Incomprehensible Disaster. https://nyti.ms/2MLpvH7
Caravans to Canada for cheaper insulin https://wapo.st/2WSirNC?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.e2e54269054a
Measles is exacting a hefty toll on local and state health departments and siphoning health-care workers away from other needs https://www.wsj.com/articles/measles-outbreaks-strain-local-health-departments-11560677401?shareToken=stfadcd4920af44500a65e11f7a4665107 via @WSJ
RT @darlin: This is a great story. The medical intervention is a very expensive, labor-intensive and unsuccessful effort to cheat death. ht…
RT @rickklein: An Obamacare replacement plan that meets Trump's specifications has so far never actually been produced. Many in the preside…
RT @dsorbara: ICYMI: 2 great @propublica Local Reporting Network projects in print this weekend. @pohl_jason and @ryangabrielson on inmate…
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@propublica Local Reporting Network stories on front pages of @sacbee_news and @aldotcom today. 🙌🙌 AL Defeated sheriffs strike back https://www.propublica.org/article/alabama-sheriffs-undermine-successors-after-losing-reelection CA Jail homicides: https://www.propublica.org/article/explosion-of-homicides-in-californias-county-jails-heres-why
RT @aldotcom: An Alabama sheriff has been charged with defrauding a church in a jail food fund scheme. https://trib.al/W4Qxjxp https://t.co…
RT @nytimesPR: @realDonaldTrump Accusing the press of treason is dangerous. We described the article to the government before publication.…
An injured bioethicist learned firsthand how desperately patients with severe pain need the relief of powerful drugs—and how little support they get to stop taking them. https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-perilous-blessing-of-opioids-11560504600
Gosh, the news is depressing. A former nurse at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has been charged with stealing high-level pain medications for her own use and, in some cases, replacing the prescription drugs with tap water. http://www.tinyurl.com/y26kd7h8
This is also horrifically bad. Maggots found under patient's bandage at Arizona nursing home https://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/central-phoenix/hacienda-healthcare-maggots-found-under-bandage-covering -patients-incision
This really is about as horrific as it gets. Nurse with HIV accused of stealing drug vials at a Texas hospital, injecting himself, and returning vials https://valleycentral.com/news/texas/nurse-accused-of-stealing-vials-of-drug-injecting-himself-then-refilling-returning-vials
RT @colegoins: Take the Accountability Project for a spin and sign up for an account here: https://publicaccountability.org/about/signup/ #IRE19 https://t.co/Yvk1…
Woohoo. Go @kylehopkinsAK !!! https://twitter.com/lynnarditi/status/1139978957598728192
RT @LynnArditi: $220K in @RIHouseofReps budget to train 911 call takers after @ThePublicsRadio and @propublica story: How Rhode Island’s Em…
RT @irworkshop: We’re getting great feedback at #IRE19 on our new data tool. Check it out here: https://www.publicaccountability.org/ https://t.co/TxoMIH…
I've been playing around with a new tool by @irworkshop that helps you background people and it's pretty terrific. Really! https://www.publicaccountability.org/ #IRE19 @j_la28
RT @amzam: Sharing this again via @aldotcom with 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 to @charlesornstein @propublica’s local reporting network. // After losing reelecti…
'Unsuitable for human beings.’ Doctors give chilling details about state psychiatric hospital, beg court for action. http://s.nj.com/OpVeinX
Inside the NRA’s finances: Deepening debt, increased spending on legal fees — and cuts to gun training https://wapo.st/2MKMaTM?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.e5ac81442ae8
Thread! Worth your time. https://twitter.com/propublica/status/1139873703238479872
12 million pills and 700 deaths: How a few pill mills helped fan the U.S. opioid inferno https://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-pol-pill-mills-linked-to-hundreds-of-deaths-20190614-story.html
School valedictorian throws the book at teachers and staff in epic graduation speech https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-san-ysidro-high-school-valedictorian-speech-20190614-story.html
Huge impact. Wouldn’t have happened without the work of @LynnArditi @ThePublicsRadio @propublica https://twitter.com/lynnarditi/status/1139731660985868289
RT @danderluh: Again and again, the high cost associated with air ambulance service gives patients the biggest sticker shock. Yet air ambul…
Why are Alabama sheriffs such sore losers? https://www.al.com/news/2019/06/why-are-alabama-sheriffs-such-sore-losers.html @ConnorASheets
RT @ericuman: My forever writing tip: Call things what they are—regardless of who in power it pisses off. It’s just our job. https://t.co…
RT @txtianmiller: Happening NOW https://twitter.com/charlesornstein/status/1139510215030857728
 
 
 
 
 
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