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ProPublica founders have got a problem

ProPublica, which was supposed to be an independent, nonprofit newsroom dedicated to investigative journalism in the public interest, has got a problem.

Its founders, a couple from the Bay Area, Herbert and Marion Sandler, appear to be part of the national mortgage mess — and ProPublica isn’t covering any of it.

That hasn’t stopped the New York Sun, whose Adam Rowe writes:

Anna Werner of KPIX CBS5 also investigated pick-a-payment loans from Golden West’s World Savings that were sold to elderly couples who couldn’t afford them. (Click on image above.)

The Sun’s story continues:

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