Frank sends us links to a series of quality ProPublica articles, published with The Virginian-Pilot, about the on-going scourge of Agent Orange.
A webpage titled Reliving Agent Orange (Link), links to numerous articles about Agent Orange and their lawsuit (12/16/16) ProPublica, Inc. v United States Department of Veterans Affairs (Link). Charles Ornstein is the Senior Reporter on this project. Scroll down to the exhibits to see Mr. Orstein’s FOIA requests (leadership emails!); and VA’s continually changing statements that he will have to wait, and wait, and wait for at least 18 months.
This group is not interested in “fake news” from what I can gather. They take fact checking seriously.
VA employees who like veterans, and their jobs, don’t have a safe place to raise issues that concern them within the agency. ProPublica might be a reasonable option for VA insiders, whose conscience is nagging them, to dialogue with. (Link):
How To Leak To ProPublica
We are a team of investigative journalists devoted to exposing abuse of power. If you’ve got evidence showing powerful people doing the wrong thing, here’s how to let us know while protecting your identity.
They have some digital methods; I like the low tech method best: