A yearlong investigation by The Center for Investigative Reporting and CNN has found that despite the image of safety they project, armed guards often pose a threat in an industry rife with lax laws, minimal oversight and almost no accountability.
CIR teamed up with sophomores at San Leandro High School in California to teach elementary school students about healthy eating by playing “Hairnet Hero” and participating in nutrition-related workshops.
The nominations recognize investigations into sexual abuse and harassment of migrant women broadcast on FRONTLINE; fraudulent drug and alcohol rehab programs on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360”; and overprescription of narcotic painkillers by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs on PBS NewsHour.
Reveal’s third pilot episode investigates how for-profit colleges have profited off the GI Bill, the Coast Guard’s shaky safety record, backroom deals over arsenic in our water and the secrecy around lethal injection drugs.
A collaboration among The Center for Investigative Reporting, the Investigative Reporting Program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, FRONTLINE and Univision, the documentary exposed the widespread sexual harassment and assault of female agricultural workers in the United States.
Welcome to our live blog of CIR’s Dissection D: Impact, which is focusing on the impact of public broadcast media. Join in the conversation in the comments and on Twitter.
We’re at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in New York, where we’re devoting the day to deepening our sense of what media impact is, how to measure it and why it matters.
On April 11, UCLA Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Scott Waugh responded to CIR's report. Dear Mr. Katches and Mr. Salladay: It is regrettable that your April 8th story about “luxury” expenses continues to misrepresent the realities of fundraising at UCLA. Travel is increasingly important to securing the funding necessary to further our public, educational mission.
The University of California responded to our story, which also was published in partner publications in a condensed form. To the editors: While the University of California appreciates the attention that the Center for Investigative Reporting recently gave to the UC endowment, I would like to address its shortcomings. First, the limited scope of the
The Center for Investigative Reporting’s analysis of the University of California’s endowment performance focused on the 10 U.S. universities with the largest endowments, based on data compiled by the National Association of College and University Business Officers. Investment performance data was obtained directly from each university. CIR obtained weighted returns for the system’s individual campuses and
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