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Weibo IPO Reveals a Company Struggling With Censorship

Weibo, "China's Twitter," started offering shares on NASDAQ yesterday. Its regulatory disclosures reveal a company's balancing act between censoring too much and too little.

Source Notes for ‘Segregation Now’

Nikole Hannah-Jones spent nearly a year reporting on the resegregation of Southern schools, including more than two months crisscrossing Alabama. Here are her source notes.

A Note to Our Readers on ‘Segregation Now’

'Segregation Now' focuses on the Tuscaloosa, Ala., city school district, and its fleeting experience with the challenges and virtues of integration. Here's why we decided to offer it to our readers in discrete chapters over three days.

Shake-Up Inside Forensic Credentialing Org

The nation's largest forensic expert college will sell its forensic accounting division, following a series of investigations by ProPublica and Frontline.

Overdosed on A-Rod? Here are Other Great Reads on Doping

The subject of sports and drugs is a serious and, it seems, eternal issue.

Help Support ProPublica’s Newsroom by Sharing Our Stories

For every ProPublica story you share, The Woolley Fund will make a donation to support our newsroom.

No Warrant, No Problem: How the Government Can Get Your Digital Data

From subpoenas to secret court orders, the government has an arsenal of legal tools for sweeping up your personal data.

2013 in Visual Storytelling and Data Projects at ProPublica

From faulty flood maps to dangerous overdoses to censored images erased from memory, ProPublica's visual stories and data projects have covered a lot of territory this year. Here we collect them all.

How Prescriber Checkup Can Help You

How We Analyzed Medicare Data

Questions About Our Medicare Data

Prescriber Checkup – Our Methods

China’s Memory Hole: The Images Erased From Sina Weibo

The deleted images that ProPublica has collected from Sina Weibo, "China's Twitter," provide a window into the Chinese elite’s self-image and its fears, as well as a lens through which to understand China’s vast system of censorship.



How We Observed Censorship on Sina Weibo

Further Reading: Deleted Posts on Weibo

If you are interested in reporting on, or just learning about, how censorship works on Sina Weibo, here are some resources we found useful.

How to Get Censored on China’s Twitter

For five months, we’ve been observing 100 accounts on Sina Weibo, “China’s Twitter,” keeping track of images that are deleted by censors. Those deleted images provide a window onto China’s vast system of censorship.

Data-Driven Journalism’s Secrets

I’ve spent the last few weeks in the U.S. on a Fellowship with the International Center for Journalists, talking to some American newsrooms about how they approach data-driven journalism. Here’s a bit about what I’ve learned.

Your Guide to the Latest Efforts to Hold Big Banks Accountable

It’s been an expensive few months for JPMorgan Chase and its fellow financial institutions. Here’s a recap of the most recent settlements, suits and investigations.

How a Telecom Helped the Government Spy on Me

When federal agents investigated a story I wrote, they violated Department of Justice rules and my privacy in many of the ways Edward Snowden has suggested could happen.

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