The IRE Resource Center is a major research library containing more than 23,250 investigative stories — both print and broadcast. These stories are searchable online or by contacting the Resource Center directly (573-882-3364 or firstname.lastname@example.org) where a researcher can help you pinpoint what you need. Browse or search the tipsheet section of our library below. Stories are not available for download but can be easily ordered by contacting the Resource Center:
The IRE Resource Center is a major research library containing more than 23,250 investigative stories — both print and broadcast.
These stories are searchable online or by contacting the Resource Center directly (573-882-3364 or email@example.com) where a researcher can help you pinpoint what you need.
Browse or search the tipsheet section of our library below. Stories are not available for download but can be easily ordered by contacting the Resource Center:
Search results for "MIT" ...
In this series, the Finish Broadcasting Company displays the "scope" of the financial inequality in the U.S., where the rich get richer and the middle class income basically remains the same. Investigators trace the "roots of the inequality to the Reagan years."
The author's investigation uncovered a pattern of suspicious data in the work of a high-flying biology professor at MIT. The implicated research went back 8 years, involved laboratories at three of the top research institutions in the United States and millions of dollars in federal research money.
Bose and Arrows. MIT seeds inventions but wants a nice cut of profits they yield. It is jousting with a son of audio-making family over the use of a patent. Income source for university.
This article talks about how students at MIT often create inventions as part of their PhD program. As a result, MIT then owns the patent/rights to their invention, but now some students are upset they've lost ownership of their work.
The Chronicle of Higher Education looks at the "quirky practices in research and financing" used by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology' Media Laboratory. The story focuses on the effort "to clone the Media Lab around the globe." It reveals that many of the international projects have been given up or failed. The article examines the pros and cons of the lab's continual contract with 170 corporate sponsors.
The Atlantic Monthly examines how the early-decision programs offered by most universities "have added an insane intensity to middle-class obsessions about college." The reporter reveals that these programs "distort the admissions process, rewarding the richest students from the most exclusive high schools and penalizing nearly everyone else." One of the findings is that "the incentives fro many colleges and students are as irresistible as they are perverse."
Tags: education; universities; students; Princeton; Harvard; MIT; Georgetown; the University of Chicago; Notre Dame; Cal Tech; University of California; Yale; University of Pennsylvania; Washington University
Congress and the media hailed the case of a whistle-blower at M.I.T. who brought down a Nobel Prize-winning biologist and his colleague. But what if they were wrong? New Yorker magazine investigates charges surrounding biologists, Imanishi-Kari and David Baltimore, and the fabrication of scientific experiments presented by Imanish-Kari. New evidence now suggests Imanish-Kari may not have falsified her data and Baltimore may have been justifiably stripped of a post as president of Rockefeller University for supporting Imanishi-Kari.
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists discusses the problems associated with corporations cutting deals with universities; looks at infringements on academic freedom and the case of David Noble, who was denied tenure after criticizing a deal made between MIT and a millionaire industrialist, April 1989.
Tags: Hart Whitehead Kaysen