Donate an IRE membership, help support the next generation of investigative journalists

IRE members are amazing. Last year, we launched an effort to help students get access to our resources and events through a Student Sponsorship Program. We knew that many of you were aware of either sharp journalism students, or programs that produce them, and we asked you to help by sponsoring memberships for those students.…

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Mark your calendar for the LA IRE Meetup this month

Join us for the first-ever LA IRE Meetup! We’ll be gathering at Sadie (1638 N. Las Palmas Ave in Hollywood) on Thursday, Nov. 13 starting at 6:30 PM. We’re co-hosting this event with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Los Angeles chapter, and you don’t have to be an IRE member to attend. So bring…

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Join IRE at Meetups in Chicago, San Francisco

Come see old friends, make new ones, network and exchange your favorite tools for investigative reporting at two IRE Meetups next month. IRE Bay Area: Tuesday, April 22 from 7-9 p.m. at Comal IRE Chicago: Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. at BlackFinn Ameripub You don’t need to be an IRE member to attend, but…

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IRE/AAJA announce partnership for conferences

  The Asian American Journalists Association and Investigative Reporters and Editors are creating a unique opportunity for members of both organizations to take advantage of the training offered at three national events in 2014: IRE’s Computer-Assisted Reporting Conference in Baltimore in late February, IRE’s annual conference in San Francisco in June and the AAJA National…

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IRE members win Barlett and Steele Awards from Reynolds Center

Four IRE members were among journalists honored in the seventh annual Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, announced today by the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Business Journalism. The awards are named for the investigative team of Don Barlett and James Steele, they are funded by the Reynolds Center and celebrate the  best…

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IRE begins student sponsorship program

IRE is committed to developing the next generation of investigative reporters by introducing more students to the organization. To do this, we need your help. Please consider sponsoring a $25 student membership on behalf of your alma mater, college media or for an intern at your news organization. You don’t have to know a current…

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Tableau Public expands to 1 million rows

Tableau Software is announcing that Tableau Public now has expanded capabilities, including handling spreadsheets that that contain up to 1million rows of data. Tableau Public’s storage space has also increased from 50 megabytes to 1 gigabyte. Tableau stated the changes were made after noticing many public datasets number more than the previous limit of 100,00…

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IRE announces partnership with Cometdocs

You have probably encountered the problem of the PDF; the data and information are there, but locked in the PDF leaving you unable to filter, sort and work with the data in other ways. This file format can frustrate the savviest of journalists, but there are services available to help. IRE has partnered with Cometdocs.com,…

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IRE April 2013 Membership Drive

A big “Thank You” to all who participated in another successful membership drive! The results of the drawing are: 1st Place – Kate Perry, The Florida Times-Union3 Hotel nights and registration for the 2013 IRE Conference in San Antonio  2nd Place – Abby Rapoport, KNXV-PhoenixTwo years of free IRE Membership   3rd Place – Lori Jane…

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