Minhee is ProPublica’s director of public relations. 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.
New data from ProPublica found that white criminals are four times as likely as minorities to receive a presidential pardon. Director of computer-assisted reporting Jennifer LaFleur sits down with the podcast team to explain this racial disparity and the mysterious process of awarding pardons.
This week, ProPublica’s Marian Wang and Lois Beckett discuss their respective reports on the Federal Election Commission and redistricting, and how these might determine our next elected representatives.
Reporter Michael Grabell joins the podcast this week to talk about airport X-ray scanners, and how the TSA is marching millions of passengers through these machines every year despite having a safer alternative against the potential health risks.
Olga Pierce and Jeff Larson give us a glimpse into the world of redistricting and how corporations and other powerful interests are taking advantage of campaign finance laws to support their own agendas.