Fellowship inspired by ‘Spotlight’ to award funding, support to investigative journalists

By Sacha Pfeiffer, The Boston Globe ‘Spotlight’ on the IRE Radio Podcast Listen to Pfeiffer, Walter Robinson and Marty Baron discuss the Globe’s reporting in 2002 and 2003. Fourteen years ago, my Boston Globe Spotlight team colleagues and I published our first story about the Catholic Church’s widespread cover-up of clergy sex abuse. It was…

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Apply to be IRE’s Google Fellow next summer!

Are you a college journalism student who enjoys holding government officials accountable, scouring public records or working with data? If so, consider spending your summer at IRE through the Google News Lab Fellowship. Eight participating organizations in the U.S. select students who will spend ten weeks working on projects focused on data journalism, online free expression, building…

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IRE announces winners of Freelance Fellowship competition

Projects investigating medical centers, government corruption and immigration law have been awarded IRE Freelance Fellowships this year. The winners of the 2015 competition are: Emma Jacobs, First Place, is a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-area radio and television journalist. Her project will examine a law firm specializing in immigration law and the impact of its work on families trying…

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Apply now for a Freelance Fellowship

IRE is once again offering fellowships for independent journalists who are working on investigative projects. And thanks to the generosity of IRE members and a donor who provided matching money, we’re able to offer larger fellowships this year.  First place will win $2,500; second place will get $1,500 and third place will get $1,000. Applications…

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IRE, Esri partner to offer fellowships for mapping training

IRE and Esri have partnered to offer fellowships to attend mapping training at the 2014 Esri International Users Conference from July 13-17 in San Diego or the IRE Mapping Boot Camp from August 8-10 at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Mo. The users conference fellowships cover airfare and four nights lodging, and the boot camp fellowships cover airfare and three nights lodging. The users conference schedule includes attendance…

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Friday Deadline for Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship

For journalists reporting on violent or traumatic events, the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma is accepting applications for its Ochberg Fellowship through Friday, Oct. 11. Fellows will visit Columbia University for a week of training with a panel of mental health experts and journalists who have covered traumatic events.  A full list of the…

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Diversity fellowships available for CAR Conference

Through the generosity of the Philip L. Graham Fund and the Chicago Tribune Foundation, IRE is pleased to offer Minority Fellowships to allow a limited number of professional journalists to attend the CAR (still accepting applications) and IRE conferences. These fellowships cover a 1-year IRE membership; conference registration fees; up to $600 for hotel accommodations and $500 reimbursement for travel.…

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IRE part of new Google Journalism Fellowship

Investigative Reporters and Editors is pleased to be part of a new opportunity Google is launching for college journalism students.  It’s an exciting program, and here at IRE, the selected student will have the opportunity to do meaningful work with data, gain a deeper understanding of investigative reporting, be part of the annual IRE Conference…

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Health care reporting: AHCJ announces yearlong fellowship, and IRE resources to help coverage

Working on a project about health care systems? About to start one? Here are some resources to help: The Association of Health Care Journalists is offering Reporting Fellowships on Health Care Performance, a yearlong program that funds reporting on health care systems in the United States. The program is designed for mid-career journalists, who continue their…

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New fellowship will help business journalist attend IRE Conference

IRE offers more ways than ever to receive financial help to attend our annual conference. This year we’ve added a new fellowship in remembrance of longtime IRE member and supporter David Dietz. The fellowship honors his memory and legacy by helping a journalist how has demonstrated an interest in fnancial investigative journalism and who has…

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