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ProPublica's Reporting Network

Members of the Reporting Network collaborate directly with ProPublica's investigative journalists. You will be credited for your contributions. Everything we produce together can also be republished: All of ProPublica’s reporting is published under a Creative Commons license, meaning that publications and bloggers can reprint it in full.

Below is our list of current projects.

Working as a Recruiter at For-Profit University?

ProPublica has been looking into some of the recruiting techniques at for-profit universities, such as the University of Phoenix. Other big for-profits include Strayer, Everest and ITT, to name a few. If you have ever worked, or still work, as a recruiter at one of these schools, we’d love to hear about your experiences – good and bad. What was your training like? What techniques did you use? What problems, if any, did you observe? Please contact Sharona Coutts by e-mail (and let her know how she can reach you by phone). If you’d like, you can call Sharona directly at (917) 512-0225.

Struggling Homeowners, Tell Us Your Story

Have you applied for a loan modification under the Obama administrationʼs Making Home Affordable program? Are you thinking about it? If so, we at ProPublica want to hear your story. ProPublica has been tracking the new program as well as the struggles of homeowners seeking to benefit from it.

Help Us Keep an Eye on Stimulus Contractors

ProPublica first reported on past transgressions by stimulus contractors last May, uncovering the fact that companies getting millions in stimulus cash had been fined for pollution and environmental destruction or investigated for refusing to hire black employees. One stimulus contractor had been rebuked for poorly screening interrogators who later abused prisoners at Abu Ghraib. We plan to keep scrutinizing firms in this second year of stimulus spending. If you’ve spotted other contractors with past misconduct, e-mail us. You can find a list of companies that received construction contracts here and guidelines for backgrounding them here.




Below is our list of previous projects.

ProPublica's Super Bowl Blitz:
Which Congressmen Are Getting Super Bowl Perks?

We need to know which membres of Congress are attending this year's Super Bowl, and how they got their tickets. Would you help us call all 535 members of Congress this week and ask their staffers two questions: Did the lawmaker go to the Super Bowl last year, and is she or he planning to go this year? You can find the phone number of all members on this page, plus calling instructions. As answers come in, we'll plug them into our online chart and our reporters will begin following the money trail. Get involved here.

Amanda Michel

Michel was the Director of Distributed Reporting at ProPublica.