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2013 IRE Awards now open for submissions

ENTER YOUR BEST INVESTIGATIVE WORK INTO THE 2013 IRE AWARDS.

It’s that time of year again – time to consider entering your best work into the IRE Awards. Among the most prestigious in journalism, the IRE Awards recognize outstanding investigative reporting across all media. Eligible entries must have been published or aired between January 1 and December 31, 2013. The deadline for submissions is January 10, 2014.

For details on how to enter, go here. To view past winners, go here.

Calling for IRE Contest judges

We need two thoughtful and committed judges for the 2013 IRE Contest Committee! They will be elected by the membership at the Annual Membership Meeting in San Antonio. 

What are you getting into if you say yes?

You will learn so much from your colleagues work. We guarantee you will feel good about what you have done.

You will have served IRE well.

But, as a contest judge you may not enter any of your own work or any work in which you have had a substantial part during the year you serve.

There is a time commitment: You will ...

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Policy prohibiting IRE Board member entries in awards to be reconsidered

At its June 20 meeting during our annual conference in San Antonio, the IRE Board of Directors will consider modifying the policy that bans entries in the IRE Awards if a Board member has been involved with a story at any level.

IRE currently has one of the strictest such policies of any journalism contest. Under the policy, any involvement by a board member makes a story ineligible. In addition to writing, reporting, editing and producing, this has been interpreted to include senior editors who helped provide direction or did a final read on a project.

The policy was designed ...

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The 2012 IRE Awards contest deadline is today

The IRE Awards is our annual contest recognizing the best in investigative reporting by print, broadcast and online media. Enter the 2012 IRE Awards contest, now online! The official deadline for entries is Jan 11, 2013. Don't miss the chance to have your work honored.

For those of you whom are unaware of what happens to your contest submissions after all the awards are given out, here's a glimpse.
Stories entered into the IRE Awards, starting in 1979, have become part of IRE's historic story library. This collection is used by journalists worldwide to look at what ...

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2012 IRE Awards now open for submissions

ENTER YOUR BEST INVESTIGATIVE WORK INTO THE 2012 IRE AWARDS, NOW ONLINE.

It’s that time of year again – time to consider entering your best work into the IRE Awards. Among the most prestigious in journalism, the IRE Awards recognize outstanding investigative reporting across all media. Eligible entries must have been published or aired between January 1 and December 31, 2012. The deadline for submissions is January 11, 2013. We are pleased to announce that you can now enter your work online.

For details on how to enter, go here. To view past winners, go here.

IRE launches data journalism fund after donation from Google Ideas

Update: application deadline has been extended to Nov. 16. 

Investigative Reporters and Editors is launching a new fund that will provide crucial support for journalists working on data projects. The fund will allow more news organizations or individual journalists to work on investigative projects that involve data analysis.  IRE will award grants thanks to a $50,000 donation from Google Ideas. Within that pool, there is no minimum or maximum amount for each grant.

The fund has two broad priorities:

  • A specific investigative project will result from the grant
  • A news organization will be better equipped to do future data ...
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New CAR contest for students

Four student journalists will be selected as winners in IRE's new student computer-assisted reporting contest. The winners will receive free registration to IRE's Computer-Assisted Reporting Conference on Feb. 24-27 in Raleigh, N.C.; three nights of lodging at the conference hotel; and a slot on a panel. The entry deadline is Jan. 28. The contest is sponsored by three John S. and James L. Knight chairs in journalism: Sarah Cohen, Duke University; Steve Doig, Arizona State University; and Brant Houston, University of Illinois. Entries can include: • Investigative stories published in any medium. • News applications. • Tools to help investigative ... Read more ...