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 honored with Peabody Awards

Several members of Investigative Reporters and Editors were named 2014 Peabody Award winners. To learn more about the awards, click here. Madeleine Baran of Minnesota Public Radio (MPR news) for “Betrayed by Silence,” an investigative documentary on the child sex-abuse scandal in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Andrea Bernstein of WNYC for “Chris…

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IRE members honored with Polk awards

The winners of the 2014 George Polk Awards in Journalism, announced Sunday by Long Island University, included several IRE members. The awards honor special achievement in journalism, particularly in the areas of investigative and enterprise reporting. The following IRE members were honored in this year’s awards: Listen to Dennis Wagner discuss his coverage of the…

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Members to vote at CAR Conference to give student members voting rights

There will be a brief membership meeting at the Computer-Assisted Reporting Conference in Atlanta to vote on several changes to the Articles of Incorporation. The first of these changes IRE’s rules to allow student members to vote. Currently students and associate members do not have voting rights. IRE’s Board of Directors met in June and…

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Several IRE members win 2015 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Awards

Congratulations to the several IRE members who recently were recognized with 2015 duPont-Columbia Awards. Their hard work and dedication to good investigative journalism helps keep the public informed and educated on important topics that affect their daily lives and communities. Wendy Halloran, Mark Phillips, Bryan West and Mark Casey, along with colleagues at KPNX 12…

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Do universities play a role in student suicides?

By Nikhila Henry, The Times of India Photo from the The Struggle Committee for Justice for Mudasir Kamran Facebook page Can the dead talk? In rare cases they do. Mudassir Kamran, a 25-year-old Kashmiri student hanged himself in a single bed hostel room at English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad, India on March 2, 2013.…

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