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

Our student sponsorship program is back for 2019! Last year, members sponsored more than 100 memberships and donated hundreds of dollars to our student fund. For just $25, you shared the spirit of IRE – encouraging journalists to grow through training and mentorship. We ask for your support again this year as we aim to introduce…

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IRE Radio Podcast | Inside the Missouri Investigative Journalism Workshop

On this special episode, students at the Missouri Investigative Journalism Workshop discuss their experiences at the weeklong summer program. Investigative Reporters & Editors supported the workshop, which was held at the Missouri School of Journalism. Corey Johnson of the Tampa Bay Times and Paula Lavigne of ESPN served as guest instructors. Host: Matthew O’Stricker of…

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Mizzou students, staff invited to attend workshop series

Boost your investigative reporting skills this school year with this series of workshops at the Missouri School of Journalism. Investigative Reporters and Editors, a global membership non-profit based at the school, is organizing these sessions for students, faculty and staff. Attendees will learn how they can improve their work, regardless of whether they aspire to…

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

Our student sponsorship program is back for 2018! Last year, members sponsored nearly 130 memberships and donated hundreds of dollars to our student fund. For just $25, you shared the spirit of IRE – encouraging journalists to grow through training and mentorship. We ask for your support again this year as we aim to introduce…

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Apply to be IRE’s Google Fellow next summer!

Are you a college journalism student who enjoys holding government officials accountable, scouring public records or working with data? If so, consider spending your summer at IRE through the Google News Lab Fellowship. Eight participating organizations in the U.S. select students who will spend ten weeks working on projects focused on data journalism, online free…

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College professors share tips, ideas for teaching data journalism

By D.B. Narverson Veteran educators offered three key tips for teaching data journalism during a CAR Conference session Thursday: Teach so that each lesson builds into the next, and review often. Use topics of interest to students, whether it’s restaurant health inspections, the plight of journalists overseas or a stray dog. Create situations where students…

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Apply to be IRE’s Google Fellow next summer!

Are you a college journalism student who enjoys holding government officials accountable, scouring public records or working with data? If so, consider spending your summer at IRE through the Google News Lab Fellowship. Eight participating organizations in the U.S. select students who will spend ten weeks working on projects focused on data journalism, online free expression, building…

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HBCU students can apply to attend IRE, CAR Conferences as Knight Scholars

Knight Scholars attend a welcome lunch at the 2015 CAR Conference in Atlanta. College students at several historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are invited to apply for the Knight Scholarship to attend IRE’s data journalism and annual investigative reporting conferences. Scholarships will cover travel and registration for selected students. They also will receive mentorship…

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IRE Radio Podcast | Indiana Daily Student

With students across the country heading back to campus, we thought it was time to take a behind-the-scenes look at a student investigation. This week we’re talking to Megan Jula, a journalism student at Indiana University, about her reporting on the school’s mental health care services. Megan found that Indiana (and many other large public…

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Support the IRE Conference College Drive

Throughout the year, IRE offers specific programming and outreach to students so we can continue to develop the next generation of journalists. For the 2015 IRE Conference, we are asking college and university administrators for their help: Please have your school financially support several students to attend the 2015 IRE Conference in Philadelphia. Students will…

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