2017 Philip Meyer Award winners announced

IRE is proud to announce the 2017 Philip Meyer Award winners. A pioneering investigation that uncovered gaps in the pharmacy safety net is the first-place winner of the 2017 Philip Meyer Journalism Awards. Other top awards go to an investigation that revealed racial disparities in bankruptcy protections and discrimination against foreigners in Germany’s housing market.…

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2016 Philip Meyer Award Winners Announced

IRE is proud to announce the 2016 Philip Meyer Award winners A sophisticated data investigation that revealed doctors who had sexually abused their patients is the first-place winner of the 2016 Philip Meyer Journalism Awards. Other top winners include an innovative project tracking the spread of wildfires in the West and a data-driven investigation that exposed…

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2013 Philip Meyer Award winners announced

IRE is proud to announce the 2013 Philip Meyer Award winners. Three major investigative reports that used social science research methods to expose thousands of medical professionals who exploit Medicare for more money, shine a light on the growing gap between the rich and poor in the U.S., and uncover the tactics of Washington’s shadowy…

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Campaign cash flow at the state level: Look at contributors, ballot measures

 By Beverly Magley and Anne SherwoodNational Institute on Money in State Politics For your stories about 2012 state elections, check out free campaign-finance information at The National Institute on Money in State Politics (followthemoney.org), a nonpartisan not-for-profit organization. In addition to downloadable data sets, you can mine reports on trends and anomalies, as well as…

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