Why We Love to Hate Nonprofits | Stanford Social Innovation Review: "Big social impact organizations occasionally draw big press, but the story is often one of failure, fraud, or deception. The Red Cross weathered a scandal invoking all three when NPR and ProPublica accused the organization of bungling its response to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. The ProPublica headline that hooked readers was “How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti and Built Six Homes.” The story struck a chord with the public, gathering more than 800 comments between the two sites and inciting dozens of similar articles in publications such as Salon, TIME, and the Washington Post. "
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