Introducing Total Newsroom Training, a new program from IRE

IRE is launching a new program and is looking for news organizations dedicated to doing watchdog work. This is your newsroom’s opportunity to have intense, in-house investigative training — for free. If your organization is hungry for customized investigative training and can’t afford it, apply today. Spots are limited. Total Newsroom Training from IRE is designed to…

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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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Learn about online storytelling with data at Tapestry

Tapestry is a new conference about online storytelling with data. Tapestry is bringing together people from the worlds of design, academia and data journalism, each of whom has been thinking about data storytelling from a different angle. The conference is invitation-only and limited to 100 people, but some openings remain available. It will be held…

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2012 Philip Meyer Award winners announced

Three major investigative reports that used social science research methods to: Shine a light on Medicare billing errors and abuses; expose how the Medicaid system steered patients to use methadone; and revealed how race and privilege trumped justice in the granting of  pardons were named today as winners of the 2012 Philip Meyer Journalism Award.…

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Remembering journalist Richard Ben Cramer

Richard Ben Cramer, a journalist who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1979 as a foreign correspondent for The Philadelphia Inquirer, died this week from complications of lung cancer. Cramer’s writing career spanned politics and sports, and in addition to the Inquirer his work appeared in magazines such as Esquire and Rolling Stone. Cramer authored several books, including What It…

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Vote now for the NICAR 2013 T-shirt

The votes are in and finalists for the NICAR 2013 T-shirt contest have been chosen. Proposals 8, 37, 48, 51 and 53 advanced to the second round of voting. Click here to review the finalists and cast your ballot for the winner. The one with the most votes will become the NICAR 2013 T-shirt. Voting will close…

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