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October 16, 2007
It what's your crusty journalism professor always dreamedof: a dream team of investigative reporters, beholden to no one and equipped with near-infinite patience and resources. And now it's a reality of sorts in the form of Pro Publica, the new nonprofit organization run by retiredWall Street Journal managing editor Paul Steiger and backed by the banking billionaires (and Democratic fund-raisers) Herbert and Marion Sandler. The group intends to hire two dozen journalists working on pure investigative projects, while another dozen employees run the office and line up publications in which to place stories. The ...
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