Detroit officials win 2020 IRE Golden Padlock Award

Investigative Reporters and Editors has named the City of Detroit and Mayor Mike Duggan as the winner of its annual Golden Padlock Award, which recognizes the most secretive U.S. agency or individual. Detroit was selected for this national honor for its handling of a Detroit Free Press public information request and for ordering the destruction…

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Apply for the IRE Journalist of Color Investigative Reporting Fellowship

We’re looking for IRE’s next Journalist of Color Investigative Reporting Fellows! This yearlong program is designed to support diversity in investigative journalism. The 2021 fellowship is open to U.S journalists of color with at least three years of post-college work experience. Applicants currently working in a newsroom must receive the support of their employer; freelancers…

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Apply now to participate in the #IRE20 conference mentor program

IRE is now accepting applications for our popular conference mentoring program. If you plan to attend the IRE 2020 virtual conference and you’re looking for a mentor — or you’d like to volunteer to be a mentor — please click here to sign up. This year’s program, being online, will look a little different. But…

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