Call for entries: 2019 Philip Meyer Award

It’s once again time to enter the Philip Meyer Journalism Award contest. Entries are now being accepted online, through Nov. 17. Established in 2005, the award was created to honor Philip Meyer’s pioneering efforts to utilize social science research methods to foster better journalism. The contest recognizes stories that incorporate survey research, probabilities, and other social…

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2018 Philip Meyer Award winners announced

An investigation that found hundreds of unaccounted for deaths from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico is the first-place winner of the 2018 Philip Meyer Journalism Awards. The other top awards go to an investigation that used scientific testing to uncover environmental hazards in Philadelphia’s public schools and an analysis that revealed philanthropists were getting tax…

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2015 Philip Meyer Award winners announced

IRE is proud to announce the 2015 Philip Meyer Award winners A data-driven investigation that exposed the human cost of school resegregation in central Florida is the first-place winner of the 2015 Philip Meyer Journalism Award. Investigations that explored the growth of diversity in American cities and revealed the small cadre of attorneys who dominate the…

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Only 1 week left to enter the Philip Meyer contest

We know you’ve done some amazing work this past year and we’d love to see it! Enter the Philip Meyer Journalism Award contest for your chance to be recognized along with some of the best journalists in the country. Entries are now being accepted online, through November 21st. Established in 2005, the award was created to…

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Google Hangout: Philip Meyer Journalism Award winners discuss best practices for data journalism

Join award winning data journalists Jennifer LaFleur, from the Center for Investigative Reporting, David Donald, of the Center for Public Integrity and Tom Hargrove of the Scripps-Howard News Service as they talk about their best practices for great data reporting. They’ll also be touching on the stories that won them Philip Meyer Journalism Awards (this…

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With one week left before Philip Meyer deadline, a look at past winners

There is only one more week until the Nov. 2 postmark deadline for the Philip Meyer contest, and we want to see your work. The Philip Meyer Journalism Award recognizes stories that incorporate survey research, probabilities and other social science tools in creative ways that lead to journalism vital to the community. Established in 2005,…

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Enter the Philip Meyer contest for a chance to win $500

There are only a couple more weeks until the postmark deadline (Nov. 2) of the Philip Meyer contest and we want to see your work! Three awards are given annually — a first, second and third place — to recognize the best work using techniques that are part of precision journalism, computer-assisted reporting and social…

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Philip Meyer Journalism Awards Call For Entry

Enter the 2012 Philip Meyer Journalism contest for your chance to win $500. Are you proud of a computer-assisted reporting story you’ve done this past year? Do you have a keen eye for great watchdog stories and the ability to combine that with social science research methods? If so, enter into the Philip Meyer Journalism…

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Improve your skills with data-focused sessions at IRE ’12

If you’re planning to come to the IRE Conference in Boston next month, we’ve got a strong line-up of data-focused panels and hands-on training sessions that you won’t want to miss. A major focus of Thursday — the conference pre-day — is dedicated to computer-assisted reporting. We’ll have sessions on negotiating for data, analyzing unstructured…

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2011 Philip Meyer Award winners

Three major investigative reports that used social science research methods to: expose serial killings, shine a light on school cheating, and reveal truths about the home foreclosure crisis were named winners of the 2011 Philip Meyer Award. First place is awarded to “Murder Mysteries” by Thomas Hargrove of Scripps Howard News Service. The series resulted…

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