An Unbelievable Story of Rape — ProPublica

The fear of false rape accusations has a long history in the legal system. In the 1600s, England’s chief justice, Matthew Hale, warned that rape “is an accusation easily to be made and hard to be proved, and harder to be defended by the party accused.” Judges in the U.S. read the so-called Hale warning […]

ProPublica Is Expanding Its Local Reporting Network to Youngstown, Ohio — ProPublica

Youngstown is losing its only daily newspaper, but there’s no shortage of investigative stories worthy of coverage. ProPublica will fund one investigative reporter at an Ohio news organization for a year. — Read on www.propublica.org/atpropublica/propublica-is-expanding-its-local-reporting-network-to-youngstown-ohio