Caroline Preston

Caroline Preston is a journalist based in Brooklyn, New York. She worked most recently as a features editor for Al Jazeera America Digital, and before that was a senior reporter with The Chronicle of Philanthropy.


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The Donald J. Trump Foundation has drawn less notice than his vast business empire, but it could also present conflicts of interest if he doesn’t sever ties with the organization. Read more

Economic Policy


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For the first time in a quarter of a century, The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual ranking of the nation’s top-grossing charities places a financial-sector “donor-advised fund” at the top of the list. Read more

Economic Policy


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The wind industry’s rising success in Oklahoma has kicked off a high-dollar lobbying fight by fossil fuels executives determined to regain ground. Read more

Energy and the Environment