Who funds presidential campaigns and what do they want in return? CIR set out to answer those questions in investigating big donors to the 1992 race between Bill Clinton and George Bush in the PBS “Frontline” documentary, “The Best Campaign Money Can Buy.” Now, 20 years later, producer Stephen Talbot recalls what CIR uncovered and what we can expect […]
Series Producer, Multimedia
Ariane Wu is Series Producer, Multimedia for The Center for Investigative Reporting. She is passionate about discovering new ways of telling stories visually and through sound. She was previously a Fulbright scholar based in Beijing, as well as a new media fellow at the Asia Society. Ariane holds bachelor’s degrees in film studies and political science from UC Berkeley.
Behind the Story: Under Suspicion
On the week of the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, the Center for Investigative Reporting and NPR published “Under Suspicion,” a joint yearlong investigation that looked at suspicious activity reports at the Mall of America and how the U.S. government has gathered intelligence since Sept. 11. For CIR’s first live Behind the Story event, we […]
Behind the Story: Page One
Andrew Rossi directed the documentary “Page One” about the inner workings of the New York Times and the tension between new and old modes of journalism. He speaks with CIR about making the movie and the role investigative journalism plays in society. Camera by Lauren Rosenfeld and Jackie Bennion Editing by Mary Flynn and David […]