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Covering the bridge collapse, one year later, with NICAR data

Published: August 19, 2008 | Written by: hdcoadmin
By Julie Karceski NICAR Data Analyst One year later, and we’re back where we started. The one-year anniversary of the Minnesota bridge collapse, Aug. 1, sparked a flurry of articles […]
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Coast-to-coast training in September

Published: August 18, 2008 | Written by: hdcoadmin
IRE is partnering on two upcoming training sessions next month that focus on two key areas of beat coverage: business and health. We'll be in New York City on Sept. […]
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Water "dead zones" doubling each decade

Published: August 15, 2008 | Written by: hdcoadmin
A recent study shows that the number of "dead zones" in bodies of water across the globe has doubled every decade since the 1960s, reports Joel Achenbach of The Washington […]
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Gun lobby mole revealed

Published: August 12, 2008 | Written by: hdcoadmin
A Mother Jones investigation by James Ridgeway, Daniel Schulman and David Corn reveals that an NRA spy had infiltrated anti-gun groups for the past several years. The investigation shows that […]
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Renters caught in middle of foreclosure crisis

Published: August 11, 2008 | Written by: hdcoadmin
A report by Dina ElBoghdady of The Washington Post reveals that renters are becoming unwitting victims of the mortgage crisis as property owners lose houses to foreclosure. "Several localities around […]
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NICAR Database Library online store open

Published: July 23, 2008 | Written by: hdcoadmin
I am proud to announce that purchases of datasets completely online, without the use of a phone or fax machine, is now available to members for most of the data […]
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Company receives subcontract despite link to bridge collapse

Published: July 11, 2008 | Written by: hdcoadmin
A company under investigation for its role the Minneapolis bridge collapse has received a substantial subcontract as part of the reconstruction project, reports Brian Bakst of the Associated Press. "Progressive […]
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Data for summer stories

Published: July 8, 2008 | Written by: hdcoadmin
U.S. roads and waterways get more dangerous over the summer months as vacationers hit the highway or fire up their boat motors. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s […]
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Witnesses say federal investigator pressured them to lie

Published: June 30, 2008 | Written by: hdcoadmin
Fifteen witnesses in a trial that led to the conviction of five people in the deaths of six Kansas City firefighters told The Kansas City Star that a federal investigator […]
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Miami tipsheet and audio CDs now available

Published: June 27, 2008 | Written by: hdcoadmin
Tipsheet and audio CDs from the 2008 IRE Annual Conference in Miami (June 5-8) are now available from the IRE Resource Center. Orders can be placed online or by contacting […]
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