Inside the IRE Awards: The Child Exchange

This week on IRE Radio we’ll be taking you inside the 2013 IRE Awards with audio from some of the reporters, editors and producers who worked on prize-winning stories. View the complete list of winners here. The Child Exchange Members from the Reuters investigative team spoke at the NICAR conference about the 2013 IRE Award-winning…

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Today is the last day to enter the 2013 IRE Awards

ENTER YOUR BEST INVESTIGATIVE WORK INTO THE 2013 IRE AWARDS, TODAY IS THE LAST DAY! Did you do some great investigative reporting in 2013? Then you should consider entering your best work into the IRE Awards. Among the most prestigious in journalism, the IRE Awards recognize outstanding investigative reporting across all media (Broadcast/Video, Radio/Audio, Print/Online,…

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2013 IRE Awards now open for submissions

ENTER YOUR BEST INVESTIGATIVE WORK INTO THE 2013 IRE AWARDS. It’s that time of year again – time to consider entering your best work into the IRE Awards. Among the most prestigious in journalism, the IRE Awards recognize outstanding investigative reporting across all media. Eligible entries must have been published or aired between January 1…

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Day three of the IRE Conference, in pictures

Day three of the IRE Conference was jam-packed with the IRE Awards Luncheon, a full slate of sessions, the IRE membership meeting and Board of Director elections. Six members were elected to the board.  During the IRE Awards luncheon, IRE member Andy Hall detailed the situation in Wisconsin, in which the state government attempted to kick…

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Behind the Story: Student investigation wins IRE award

Later this month, Alex Stuckey will receive an IRE award for her story “Drug Under the Rug,” an investigation into the Athens County Ohio law enforcement agencies’ failure to report property that was seized and forfeited after drug busts.  Her four month investigation of the missing reports occurred while she was a student reporter for…

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Calling for IRE Contest judges

We need two thoughtful and committed judges for the 2013 IRE Contest Committee! They will be elected by the membership at the Annual Membership Meeting in San Antonio.  What are you getting into if you say yes? You will learn so much from your colleagues work. We guarantee you will feel good about what you…

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Poynter: How IRE Award winner Carl Prine tracked killings in Iraq

This animation from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review came out of Carl Prine’s reporting on U.S. killings of Iraqi children. Carl Prine of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review won an IRE Award this week for his project “Rules of Engagement”, which traced the events of March 6, 2007, when U.S. soldiers shot three unarmed deaf Iraqi boys. Prine, a military veteran, got…

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Announcing 2012 IRE Award winners

Investigations that spanned borders and oceans are among the work honored in the 2012 Investigative Reporters & Editors Awards. An intrepid reporter from Pittsburgh followed a story to Iraq to expose the cover-up of a killing. A team of broadcast journalists withstood heated criticism from the U.S. State Department over their work in Benghazi, Libya.…

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The 2012 IRE Awards contest deadline is today

The IRE Awards is our annual contest recognizing the best in investigative reporting by print, broadcast and online media. Enter the 2012 IRE Awards contest, now online! The official deadline for entries is Jan 11, 2013. Don’t miss the chance to have your work honored. For those of you whom are unaware of what happens to…

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2011 IRE Award winners announced

Investigations that exposed major abuses and wrongdoing by law enforcement agencies and the failure of government to protect society’s most vulnerable members are among the work honored in the 2011 Investigative Reporters and Editors Awards. Covering 15 categories across several media platforms and a range of market sizes, the IRE Awards recognize the most outstanding…

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