Jeff Larson is a reporter at ProPublica. He is a winner of the Livingston Award for the 2011 series Redistricting: How Powerful Interests are Drawing You Out of a Vote. Jeff's public key.
We plotted the NSA programs, showing which ones fall squarely into the agency’s stated mission of foreign surveillance, and which ones are more controversial.
Hundreds of school districts were placed under court order to desegregate following the Supreme Court’s 1954 Brown v. Board of Education ruling. Many communities do not know the status of these orders. Use this tool to find out whether your district is or ever was under a desegregation order, and also to look at the levels of integration and segregation in your schools.
We lay out more from our story about how the NSA and its British counterpart have been scouring smartphone apps.
New documents show the NSA and its British counterpart have access to advertiser data on smartphone apps, which can include your gender, income, and even whether you're a "swinger."
We used features only available in the most modern web browsers to create the interactive map of the city's flood zones.
Temp workers are thrown into dangerous work with little training and suffer injuries far more often than permanent employees.
Worker’s comp data collected from five states shows temps are far more likely to be injured on the job.
The federal institute that sets national standards for data encryption has announced it is reviewing all of its previous recommendations.
The decision follows revelations about the NSA’s covert influence on computer security standards.
The university, which works closely with the NSA, apologizes to a professor after he was asked to remove his post.
Newly revealed documents show that the NSA has circumvented or cracked much of the encryption that automatically secures the emails, Web searches, Internet chats and phone calls of Americans and others around the world. The project, referred to internally by the codename Bullrun, also includes efforts to weaken the encryption standards adopted by software developers.
Here’s what I got when I asked the NSA if they’re collecting my metadata.
FEMA's released new, preliminary flood insurance maps for New York City, which specify how likely areas are to flood. The new maps, which replace maps that used data from 1983, double the number of structures in flood zones.
ProPublica obtained Medicare Part D data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) under the Freedom of Information Act. Here follows more information about the data and how we analyzed it.
Medicare’s popular prescription-drug program serves more than 42 million people and pays for more than one of every four prescriptions written nationwide. Use this tool to find and compare doctors and other providers in Part D in 2015.
An exchange between ProPublica and the California Redistricting Commission.
EveryBlock is gone, here's how we archive our apps.
How big is the natural gas drilling regulatory staff in your state?
Though the Sandy relief bill passed both the Senate and the House, many members of Congress voted no despite their own states receiving millions of dollars in federal disaster assistance in 2012.