Call for entries: 2018 IRE Awards

How to enter the IRE Awards from IRE/NICAR on Vimeo. It’s time to gather your best stories of the year! The 2018 IRE Awards contest is now open for submissions, and we can’t wait to see what you’ve done. Please consider entering your best investigative work. Among the most prestigious in journalism, the IRE Awards…

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IRE Board bestows Founders and Service awards

Two Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporters who served on the IRE Board of Directors have been honored with Founders Awards: Jim Polk and the late Mike McGraw. In addition, the IRE board also has presented Service Awards to outgoing board members Sarah Cohen, Andrew Donohue and Ellen Gabler. “The impact these five individuals have had on…

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Call for entries: 2017 Philip Meyer Award

It’s once again time to enter the Philip Meyer Journalism Award contest. Entries are now being accepted online, through Nov. 17. Established in 2005, the award was created to honor Philip Meyer’s pioneering efforts to utilize social science research methods to foster better journalism. The contest recognizes stories that incorporate survey research, probabilities, and other social…

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IRE members win 2017 Pulitzer Prizes

Several members of Investigative Reporters and Editors were among the journalists recognized in the 2017 Pulitzer Prizes: Sarah Ryley, along with the New York Daily News and ProPublica, won the Pulitzer for Public Service for exposing the NYPD’s abuse of eviction rules and eviction of hundreds of people. The East Bay Times won the Breaking…

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2016 Philip Meyer Award Winners Announced

IRE is proud to announce the 2016 Philip Meyer Award winners A sophisticated data investigation that revealed doctors who had sexually abused their patients is the first-place winner of the 2016 Philip Meyer Journalism Awards. Other top winners include an innovative project tracking the spread of wildfires in the West and a data-driven investigation that exposed…

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IRE announces winners of Total Newsroom Training Fellowships

Three journalists have been awarded Total Newsroom Training Fellowships for IRE’s data analysis boot camp in January. The fellowship is offered to alumni of the TNT program, which provides intense, in-house training for small and medium-sized newsrooms dedicated to watchdog journalism. TNT alumni are still encouraged to apply for three remaining fellowships for the boot camp in March.  The fellowships…

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Call for entries: 2016 Philip Meyer Award

It’s once again time to enter the Philip Meyer Journalism Award contest. Entries are now being accepted online, through Nov. 18. Established in 2005, the award was created to honor Philip Meyer’s pioneering efforts to utilize social science research methods to foster better journalism. The contest recognizes stories that incorporate survey research, probabilities, and other social…

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Call for entries: 2015 Philip Meyer Award

It’s once again time to enter the Philip Meyer Journalism Award contest. Entries are now being accepted online, through Nov. 20. Established in 2005, the award was created to honor Philip Meyer’s pioneering efforts to utilize social science research methods to foster better journalism. The contest recognizes stories that incorporate survey research, probabilities and other social…

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Finalists announced for 2015 Golden Padlock award

COLUMBIA, MISSOURI: Investigative Reporters and Editors is proud to announce the finalists for its 2015 Golden Padlock Award celebrating the most secretive government agency or individual in the United States. “There is a unique brand of courage displayed by public officials who deny, delay and circumvent the public’s right to know with a straight-faced sense of duty,”…

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IRE members recognized in 2015 Pulitzer Prizes

Several members of Investigative Reporters and Editors were among journalists recognized in the 2015 Pulitzer Prizes on Monday. The Post and Courier of Charleston, SC won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for “Till Death Do Us Part,” a series that looked at a deadly trend of domestic violence against women. IRE members Doug Pardue,…

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