Charles Ornstein

ProPublica

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Senior reporter for ProPublica and and past president of the Association of Health Care Journalists; former reporter for the Los Angeles Times and co-author of an investigative series on King/Drew that won a Pulitzer Prize in 2005

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The fight over abortion rights has taken a new turn.

Privacy and Abortion Rights

The fight over abortion rights has taken a new turn.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When King Drew Medical Center opened in South L.A. in 1972  it was more than just a hospital. It was a symbol of hope and empowerment for L.A.’s African-American community.

New Hospital, New Hope to Replace King Drew Medical Center

When King Drew Medical Center opened in South L.A. in 1972  it was more than just a hospital. It was a symbol of hope and empowerment for L.A.’s African-American community.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Obama appointed Ron Klain as the administration’s so-called Ebola czar today, putting him in charge of coordinating the government’s response to the virus.

The New “Ebola Czar”

President Obama appointed Ron Klain as the administration’s so-called Ebola czar today, putting him in charge of coordinating the government’s response to the virus.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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