Over the years, The Center for Investigative Reporting has learned that there are as many ways to measure media impact as there are types of impact. So CIR has charted a five-step course to help you determine what impact means to your organization, and how it can be achieved.
At The Center for Investigative Reporting, we systematically track real-world change associated with our work. And soon, you will be able to do so, too.
The Center for Investigative Reporting and several other organizations met in Miami this month to share learnings and challenges associated with producing content for bilingual audiences.
In the wake of CIR’s investigative series into the long wait times veterans faced when submitting disability claims to the VA, there was real, substantive change.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law three bills that directly address problems revealed by CIR investigations.
Individuals and organizations interested in defining and measuring media impact suffer from a lack of a shared language. We’re excited to share the first step in addressing this problem: the draft Offline Impact Indicators Glossary.
The wake of Rape in the Fields, a multiplatform collaborative project by The Center for Investigative Reporting, the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, FRONTLINE and Univision, has had a far-reaching ripple effect – and in some cases built momentum into waves of change.
CIR’s recent Dissection events in New York City and Washington, D.C., focus on creating methods to define, track and measure the impact of media.
To have impact is a key goal of nonprofit journalism. But the question remains: What is impact? While it is difficult to measure, we think that, ultimately, it will be worth the effort.
It’s been a big year for us at The Center for Investigative Reporting. As the year comes to a close, we reflect on some highlights of our reporting and the changes it has initiated.