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 4 of 4)

AG Nominee Faces Questions Over Pardon of Fugitive

The Fed’s Secret $893 Billion Loan Portfolio

Plan to Save Transit Agencies Floated in Congress

Why Is Cuban Facing a Fine When Martha Faced the Slammer?

Rahmbo’s Revolving Door Revisited

Vendettas and Shady Ethics: Meet the Candidates to Replace Obama

Another Bailout? Transit Lobbyists Hit Up Congress For Help

Bailout Docs Still Redacted

Rahmbo’s Revolving Door

How Transit Agencies Got Caught in AIG’s Collapse

As Rape Victims Wait, Money for DNA Testing Goes Unused

Political donors receive threatening letters

Shady Voter Flyers in Philly

AIG Lobbied for India Nuke Deal (Really!)

Why are Docs From the Bailout Being Redacted?

Limits on Lobbying for Bailed-Out Banks?

No Severance (But a Bonus!) for WaMu’s 3-Week CEO

‘Flawed’ SEC Program Failed to Rein in Investment Banks

Employee Sues Justice Department, Cites Discrimination in Civil Rights Division

Report: DOJ Grantees Getting by with Help from Their Friends