Niemanlab :: When reporters use social media for crowdsourcing, they’re often just cold calling in the form of a passing tweet — Did you lose your house to foreclosure? Were you the victim of discrimination in the workplace? Have you ever donated your eggs? Contact me for a story I’m working on! ProPublica takes a warmer approach with its recently formed Patient Harm Community Facebook group.
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