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11/01/2013 10:59 am ET

How Nonprofits Should Respond To Negative News Stories

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For the second time in recent months, a major newspaper has overreached to give all nonprofits a black eye by publishing an article essentially questioning the integrity of nonprofits that have been victimized by fraud or unfortunate circumstances.

On Sunday, the Washington Post’s Web site promised to take readers “inside the hidden world of thefts, scams, and phantom purchases at the nation’s nonprofits.” That came after the Center for Investigative Reporting and the Tampa Bay Times this summer declared “America’s 50 worst charities rake in nearly $1-billion for corporate fundraisers.”

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