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Investigative Reporters and Editors is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of journalism. We educate, empower and connect journalists across the globe, so we can live in a better, more informed world.

T-shirt vote

The National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting will once again be selling a T-shirt in celebration of data journalism. The proposal with the most votes will be sold during the hybrid #NICAR22 conference. Voting is open until Jan. 30.

Register for NICAR22

IRE’s annual data journalism conference will take place in Atlanta, Georgia, and virtually March 3-6, 2022. This will be IRE's first hybrid event and first in-person event since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Register at the early bird rate by Feb. 7.
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Board Meeting

The IRE Board of Directors will meet via Zoom on Thursday, Jan. 27, at 3 p.m. Eastern. The meeting is open to all members. The board may go into executive session as needed. Links to the agenda and Zoom information to attend the meeting will be posted as soon as it is available.

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Access essential resources for any journalist. With our extensive research library containing more than 25,000 investigative print and broadcast stories and more than 5,000 tipsheets from our national conferences, workshops and training, you'll have all the tools you need to get to the bottom of your story and the top of your field.


Learn the latest techniques of finding, understanding and reporting on stories with IRE. Explore training options across the globe and find an event that fits your schedule, whether it’s in person or online.

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