Former Union-Tribune enterprise reporting editor Susan White has departed the paper and is now in New York working as an editor for a new foundation-funded website that debuted last week, promising to deliver in-depth reporting of the national scene. Dubbed ProPublica.org, the operation boasts “the largest news staff in American journalism devoted solely to investigative reporting, with roughly 25 fulltime reporters and editors.”
Another recent San Diego addition to ProPublica’s talent bank: Joaquin Sapien, an ex-writer for the Washington, D.C.–based Center for Public Integrity who earlier this year landed briefly here as biotech correspondent for La Jolla investor Buzz Woolley’s Voice of San Diego nonprofit news and political gossip site. … The financial disclosure statement of presumptive GOP presidential nominee John McCain values “Residential Property, La Jolla, CA,” owned by the senator and wife Cindy, at greater than $1 million. No other details are provided.