This week, the Center for Investigative Reporting released a print story, a short animation, and a photo essay about solitary confinement for adolescents in the U.S. prison system. That’s in addition to a NewsHour and a public radio piece released last month and to a yet unreleased half hour documentary and graphic novel. Show More Summary
Year-Long Investigation Led to Suspension of Johns Hopkins Black Lung Unit & Prompted Federal Investigation The ABC News Brian Ross Investigative Unit’s year-long investigation into the coal industry and the benefits denied to coal miners suffering from black lung disease has been awarded the prestigious...
The nonprofit Center for Public Integrity and ABC News last night won the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, presented by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, part of Harvard’s Kennedy School. The award was for a report on black-lung disease, described as a “yearlong investigation [that] examines how doctors and lawyers, working at […]
KCRW on Saturday aired the new pilot for "Reveal," a show from the Center for Investigative Reporting in Berkeley and Public Radio Exchange. Featured are the heroin pipeline to Chicago, teenagers in solitary on Rikers Island and the reality behind that movie credits bug about no animals being harmed.
OpenSecrets.org teams up with the Center for Public Integrity and the Sunlight Foundation for a reporters' training, coordinated by the Investigative News Network.
Journalists from the Center for Investigative Reporting spent months investigating the living-conditions at several Richmond, California public housing sites. After months of research, the journalists teamed up with teen poets from Youth...Show More Summary
The Shorenstein Center has named the six finalists for the 2014 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. They are: The Center for Public Integrity, partnering with ABC News on “Breathless and Burdened: Dying from Black Lung, Buried by Law and Medicine.” The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) for “Secrecy for Sale: Inside the … Read More
“BREATHLESS AND BURDENED: DYING FROM BLACK LUNG, BURIED BY LAW AND MEDICINE” It was announced today that the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard’s School of Government recognized ABC’s Brian Ross, Matthew Mosk and the ABC News Investigative Unit, in partnership...
The Salmonella Heidelberg outbreak at a Tennessee prison that has sent two of the nine infected inmates to the hospital is a subject of a new report pointing to a larger investigation from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. CDC says the outbreak associated with 33,840 pounds of mechanically separated chicken... Continue Reading
In a new investigative report, The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink, the Center for American Progress and Maria Shriver look at the impact of poverty on women and the impact this poverty has on our economy, and society, in general. You can download the entire multi-media report (including the essay from [...]
Does this woman sleep ever? Ever? Beyoncé has written an essay for The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back From The Brink, an investigation by journalist Maria Shriver in conjunction with the Center For American Progress, on the status of women in America today. Beyoncé’s essay, “Gender Equality Is A Myth,” can be read in the [...]
Given the dearth of investigative reporting being done these days both online and in print, it’s nice to know that there are still organizations out there that support investigative journalism. The Reynolds Center for Business Journalism,...Show More Summary
The Tampa Bay Times and the Center for Investigative Reporting recently identified the "50 worst charities in America" -- charities they singled out because they "purport to help the needy, but devote pennies on the dollar to worthyShow More Summary
Ken Gerhard is a cryptozoologist and field researcher for the Center for Fortean Zoology, as well as a fellow of the Pangea Institute and consultant for various paranormal groups. He has investigated reports of cryptids and mysterious animals around the world including Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, Chupacabras, Mothman, Thunderbirds and Werewolves.
By Jason Stverak | Franklin Center DIRTY JOB: Reporting isn’t nearly as sexy as TV makes it out to be, and talented writers and investigators could hardly be blamed if they forgoed journalism for fields that promised more money or excitement. The Discovery Channel may never have featured print journalism on its hit series “Dirty...
Part 13 of 12 in the series Wisconsin’s secret war By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. – If Madison’s Center for Media and Democracy has its way, government investigators armed with subpoenas may soon raid the homes and offices of conservatives across the country in a national campaign that began right here, in...
By Dave Levinthal November 15, 2013 This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. Just because you want to terminate your...Show More Summary
Johns Hopkins University, one of the nation’s premier research institutions for teaching medicine, has suspended its black lung program for a review after a series of investigative reports by the Center for Public Integrity and ABC News...Show More Summary
Investigative reports from the Center for Public Integrity and ABC News concluded that the program "helped coal companies thwart efforts by ailing mine workers to receive disability benefits."
In its first update since the government shutdown on this past summer’s Cyclospora outbreak, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday that epidemiologic and traceback investigations have linked some illnesses in Texas to fresh cilantro from Puebla, Mexico. Show More Summary