Minhee is ProPublica’s first Communications Manager. She joined the staff in January 2011 after holding two post-graduate internships at Coburn Communications, a boutique PR firm in Times Square, and the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, a nationally recognized 501(c)(3) with over 40 chapters across the country. She graduated in May 2010 with a dual degree in public relations and policy studies from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
At the current rate of land loss, the Louisiana wetlands ecosystem that took nature 7,000 years to build may be destroyed within one generation. ProPublica's Al Shaw, Scott Klein and Steve Engelberg discuss the economic and environmental implications.
Kim Barker discusses how Move America Forward, a pro-troop charity run by prominent Tea Party figures, has paid millions to firms run by men behind the group and seems to be subsidizing three conservative political action committees.
ProPublica's Heather Vogell and Eric Umansky discuss how a lack of federal regulation allows public schools to physically restrain children or isolate them in rooms against their will – even in non-emergency situations.
The Pentagon spends roughly $100 million a year to identify service members “missing in action” from World War II and other conflicts, but the effort has proven incredibly slow and inefficient, ProPublica’s Megan McCloskey found.
Universities have become increasingly strategic about how they use their financial aid, but who they’re awarding money to and for what remains unclear. Marian Wang and Eric Umansky discuss the information imbalance at the center of the admissions and financial-aid process.