Journalism in the Public Interest


Ben Protess

Ben Protess was a reporting fellow at ProPublica. He has worked as an investigative reporter for the North Lawndale Community News in Chicago and as part of the investigative unit of CBS News in Chicago. Protess graduated with honors from the Columbia University Journalism School’s Investigative Reporting Fellowship.

Articles (page 3 of 4)

Transit Agencies Still Seeking Gov’t Aid

In 90s, Burris Sought Death Penalty for Innocent Man

In Senate Fight, Law May Be on Burris’ Side

Blago’s Senate Pick Burris Is Illinois Lobbyist

Blagojevich About to Appoint Obama Replacement?

Treasury Docs Still Blacked Out

Blago Wants His Money (For His Lawyers)

Can Blagojevich Use Campaign Cash to Pay Lawyers?

Your Blagojevich Questions Answered

Big Union and Blago: A History

Got Questions About Blago’s (Alleged!) Bribes?

Behind Door #4: A Deputy Gov. with Tax Problems

Jackson Jr.’s Supporters Were Raising Money for Blagojevich

Transit Tax Shelter Deals Could Be Saved by Auto Bailout Bill

Blagojevich Lawyer Serves on State Board

Jackson ‘5’?

Senator Blagojevich?

Who Is ‘Senate Candidate 5’?

Blagojevich, Bribes and More!

Rahmbo’s Revolving Door: Take 3