IRE members win 2018 Pulitzer Prizes

Several members of Investigative Reporters and Editors were among the journalists recognized in the 2018 Pulitzer Prizes: The New York Times and The New Yorker won the Pulitzer for Public Service for exposing sexual predators in positions of power and launching a worldwide movement to bring sexual abuse to light. The Press Democrat in Santa…

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IRE members win 2017 Pulitzer Prizes

Several members of Investigative Reporters and Editors were among the journalists recognized in the 2017 Pulitzer Prizes: Sarah Ryley, along with the New York Daily News and ProPublica, won the Pulitzer for Public Service for exposing the NYPD’s abuse of eviction rules and eviction of hundreds of people. The East Bay Times won the Breaking…

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IRE members win 2016 Pulitzer Prizes

Several members of Investigative Reporters and Editors were among journalists recognized in the 2016 Pulitzer Prizes: The Associated Press won the Public Service Pulitzer for “Seafood from Slaves,” a story that freed 2,000 slaves.  The staff of the Los Angeles Times won the Pulitzer for Breaking News Reporting for its coverage of the San Bernardino…

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IRE members recognized in 2015 Pulitzer Prizes

Several members of Investigative Reporters and Editors were among journalists recognized in the 2015 Pulitzer Prizes on Monday. The Post and Courier of Charleston, SC won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for “Till Death Do Us Part,” a series that looked at a deadly trend of domestic violence against women. IRE members Doug Pardue,…

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IRE members recognized in 2014 Pulitzer Prizes

Several members of Investigative Reporters and Editors were among journalists recognized in the 2014 Pulitzer Prizes on Monday. The Washington Post and The Guardian US won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for their work exposing secret surveillance by the National Security Agency. Several IRE members contributed to the reporting. Chris Hamby of The Center…

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A conversation with Lawrence Wright

// Texas-based author Lawrence Wright. Photo: Travis Hartman. Listen to Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright discuss turning characters into donkeys, choosing his next project and working at his custom-built desk with his one-of-a-kind index card reporting system. Wright is a staff writer for the New Yorker and the Austin-Texas based author of The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda…

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One week left to pre-register for IRE Conference

There’s one week left to get the early registration rate for the 2013 IRE Conference. Join us from June 20-23 in San Antonio, and you’ll find panels full of this year’s Pulitzer and IRE award winners, new tools for investigative journalism, tips for investigating on your beat and much more. Early registration ends on June…

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Don’t miss at IRE 2013: Lawrence Wright of ‘The Looming Tower’

Lawrence Wright, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning book “The Looming Tower” and the new book “Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief”, will be at the 2013 IRE Conference, appearing on a panel and also playing with his band, the Who Do Band, at IRE’s closing reception on Saturday night. What else…

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How the Sun Sentinel reported its Pulitzer Prize winning coverage of off-duty cops

The Sun Sentinel won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service on Monday for its “well documented investigation of off-duty police officers who recklessly speed and endanger the lives of citizens, leading to disciplinary action and other steps to curtail a deadly hazard.” Investigative Reporter Sally Kestin and Database Editor John Maines wrote a piece…

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IRE boot camp attendee shares Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

InsideClimate News became the third, and smallest, web-based organization to win a Pulitzer Prize, placing first on Monday in National Reporting for “The Dilbit Disaster: Inside the Biggest Oil Spill You’ve Never Heard Of.” Months ago, reporter Lisa Song brought a database of pipeline spills to and IRE/NICAR boot camp and began learning to work…

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