Can stand-up comedy be a platform for investigative journalism? That’s what CIR and WFMU, an independent radio station in New Jersey, set out to explore with a series of stand-up shows based on reporting about environmental contamination.
Over the past 12 months, we have mulled undertaken a series of experiments to reach native Spanish speakers and bilingual audiences in the U.S. Now, we’re sharing what we’ve learned.
An innovative tool to track your impact.
Almost two years ago, I began the process of building an Impact Tracker at The Center for Investigative Reporting to help us better understand the results of our work. Flash forward to today, and we have a custom-built platform that is being used by more than 20 organizations around the world. Today, we are releasing […]
Our first Equity Exchange brought together people working across media to share challenges, concerns and success stories related to equity in coverage, story development, staffing and engagement of diverse communities.
We’re constantly working to get you the highest-quality investigative reporting in the most engaging ways possible. But to keep improving, we need to hear from you.
CIR identified a specific impact goal for the Dark Side of the Strawberry as an increase in awareness in the communities most affected by pesticide use. To achieve this, we needed a specialized plan for distribution and engagement.
CIR looked more deeply into the impact of the news interactives we create and how we could calculate the costs and benefits of producing them.
For the past two years, CIR has convened some of the best minds media, philanthropy and research institutions to discuss how media organizations can effectively track and measure the impact of their work online and in the real world.
During Investiguemos, our daylong event with Open Society Foundations, participants discussed the challenges of reaching Spanish-speaking and bilingual communities through innovative journalism.