Investigative Reporters & Editors is establishing the IRE Ring of Honor, a new fundraising initiative celebrating members who have made a significant contribution to the organization and to investigative journalism.
Investigations that told the story of workers in Florida poisoned while trying to earn a paycheck and those who died in the scorching heat in Texas and California as well as stories examining the role of race
Tom Torok, 73, a lifelong journalist and a respected mentor to many long-time members of Investigative Reporters & Editors, died March 6, 2022, at Virtua/Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden, NJ, after a short illness.
The Wall Street Journal's deep dive into TikTok algorithms won first place in the 2021 Philip Meyer Journalism Awards. Other top awards go to newsrooms that used sensors to track air pollution from sugar cane controlled burns and that used machine learning to analyze thousands of police contracts for pricey benefits.