Nominations due April 1 for Don Bolles Medal

Do you know an investigative journalist who has exhibited extraordinary courage in standing up against intimidation or efforts to suppress the truth about matters of public importance? Perhaps someone who has faced extreme threats for his/her investigative reporting? Someone who has been targeted by authorities for harassment for doing his/her job? Someone who has faced…

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Jailed Reuters reporters receive IRE’s Don Bolles Medal for courage

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo of Reuters Two Reuters journalists, arrested while reporting on human rights abuses in Myanmar, have been selected as recipients of the Don Bolles Medal from Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE). The Don Bolles Medal recognizes investigative journalists who have exhibited extraordinary courage in standing up against intimidation or efforts…

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IRE board to award first Don Bolles Medal

Miroslava Breach Velducea(Photo from Facebook) Mexican journalist Miroslava Breach Velducea, who was assassinated earlier this year in retaliation for her efforts to expose organized crime and corruption, will be remembered next week during the Investigative Reporters and Editors annual conference in Phoenix.  Breach will be posthumously recognized with the first-ever Don Bolles Medal, named in…

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