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Investigative Reporters and Editors is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of journalism. We educate, empower and connect journalists across the globe, so we can live in a better, more informed world.

#IRE21 news

The 2021 IRE Conference will again be a virtual event, bringing together members for five days of training, conversations and networking online June 14-18. With safety of our members as the top priority, IRE has decided to move the event entirely online.
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Don Bolles Medal

Do you know an investigative journalist who has stood up against intimidation or efforts to suppress the truth about matters of public importance? 
Please take a moment to nominate that person for this year’s Don Bolles Medal by April 19.
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IRE partners with Journalism Mentors to provide free mentorship
IRE is partnering with the Media Mentors program at to provide mentorship and guidance to journalists looking to build skills in data and watchdog reporting.
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