Ray Souza at his dairy farm in Turlock, Calif. He's seen neighboring dairy farms go out of business because they can't afford production costs. Photo courtesy of the Center for Investigative Reporting. Editor's Note: The broadcast report is slated...
Charity or scam? With the 50 worst charities identified in a joint investigation between the Center for Investigative Reporting, the Tampa Bay Times, and CNN, it can be hard to tell the difference. Take their grand prize winner for worst charity, Kids Wish Network. Less than 3% of the millions...
America’s worst charities donate less than four percent received according to an investigative report. The Center for Investigative Reporting, CNN, and Tampa Bay Times all contributed to the investigation and resulting report. A list of 50 of the very worst charities has revealed some startling information. The 50 listed charities received nearly $1 billion in [...]Show More Summary
The Tampa Bay Times and the Center For Investigative Reporting have collaborated on a expose' they have titled America's Worst Charities. Fifty groups are examined and the full list is at the link. CNN opens their report today with this: The worst charity in America operates from a metal warehouse behind a gas station in Holiday, Florida. Show More Summary
#1 on the list of America’s “50 Worst Charities” according to a collaborative report from The Center for Investigative Reporting and The Tampa Bay Times is the Kids Wish Network. The Times/CIR investigation reveals that over the past 10 years this knock-off of the highly respected Make-A-Wish-Foundation, has “channeled nearly $110 million donated for sick [...]
The Center for Investigative Reporting has just released a series of reports including The 50 Worst Charities and The Failure of Regulation that should both sicken your soul and make your blood boil. A year-long study by a team of investigative reporters from the Center, The Tampa Bay Times and CNN not only names names, [...]
Another day another shady military sex scandal. Via NBC reports: Army Brigadier General Bryan T. Roberts, the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Training Center and Fort Jackson, located in Fort Jackson, S.C., is being investigated for adultery
The Center for Investigative Reporting Content from California Watch and The Bay Citizen will be published under the Center for Investigative Reporting brand beginning May 29, CIR’s executive director Robert J. Rosenthal announced Monday. Initially, the different brands separated our … Read more
As the Center for Investigative Reporting, the newsroom in Berkeley will take a more national focus and cut back on the number of stories it undertakes. California Watch has been one of the most successful nonprofit journalism startups in the country.
Final investigation report including 911 call center audio and photos. Give a hand to Eric Altman and the PBS for a thorough investigation.
On the "Open Channel" investigative reporting blog at NBCNews.com Dave Levinthal of The Center for Public Integrity gets to the real root of the problem surrounding the IRS scandal involving revelations that conservative groups suffered more intense scrutiny when qualifying for their non-profit status. Show More Summary
After publishing an investigation of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ backlog of disability benefits claims, the Center for Investigative Reporting has now made all of its data open and usable for others via an API (application programming interface). continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR), one of the oldest nonprofit investigative reporting organizations in the United States, has just announced the launch of the brand new VA Backlog API which allows anyone to access the VA backlog-related data available in the CIR database.
I saw this headline from the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting and did not immediately think “Big news!” but instead “Really?” It read: “Florida’s Largest Teachers Union Lost Tax-Exempt Status.” The IRS had in fact pulled the tax-exempt status of the Florida Education Association in January for failing to file a Form 990 for three [...]
The Center for Investigative Reporting’s (CIR) review of internal Veterans Affairs documents reveals that the number of veterans waiting for disability compensation has increased 2000% under President Barack Obama. “The ranks of veterans...Show More Summary
By Steve Miller, Florida Center for Investigative Reporting What happened to the Florida Education Association’s tax-exempt status? There’s a story there, but the fact is that the state’s largest teachers union has been operating since January without its coveted 501(c)(5) tax exemption. Show More Summary
This story is copublished with the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting. Could the Boston attacks have been stopped? In the aftermath that question has gained urgency with the news that the FBI was on Tamerlan Tsarnaev's trail more than two years ago. Show More Summary
An excess of the brain neurotransmitter glutamate may cause a transition to psychosis in people who are at risk for schizophrenia, reports a study from investigators at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) published in the current issue of Neuron. Show More Summary
Less than a year after joining New Orleans CBS affiliate WWL, Brendan McCarthy is leaving the station for a job in Louisville. McCarthy will be managing editor Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting, the in-depth journalism wing...Show More Summary
Fred Schulte, investigative reporter at the Center for Public Integrity (link to bio), has authored a new article worth reading in its entirety:GOP senators call for overhaul of electronic health records programLawmakers say Obama's $35 billion initiative pushing health information technology isn't working.Six U.S. Show More Summary