IRE launches data journalism fund after donation from Google Ideas

Update: application deadline has been extended to Nov. 16.  Investigative Reporters and Editors is launching a new fund that will provide crucial support for journalists working on data projects. The fund will allow more news organizations or individual journalists to work on investigative projects that involve data analysis.  IRE will award grants thanks to a $50,000 donation…

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Postmark deadline for IRE Awards is Friday, Jan 13

Don’t forget to submit your best investigative reporting to the 2011 IRE Awards contest. The postmark deadline is January 13th, 2012. 2011 marked the 33rd year for the IRE Awards, which honor the best in investigative reporting in all types of media. This year, to better reflect the evolving nature of the industry, and the…

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