CIR and NBC Bay Area are co-hosting this year’s Investigative Reporters & Editors conference in San Francisco, the first time its been held in California in more than a decade.
In most newsrooms, investigative reporters are envied. But no one has a tougher job. Here are some our tips and best practices to help keep things reasonably safe and sane as an investigation develops.
Several websites provide resources and ratings to help donors determine a charity’s good (and not-so-good) deeds. But no one has pulled these resources together in one place – until now.
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Lawmakers in Sacramento are attempting to eviscerate the public’s ability to get information that, by all rights, belongs to all of us.
When the phone rings, how can you tell the difference between a good and bad charity? We’ve created some tools and tips to keep handy. And we’ve provided an easy-to-download list of the 50 charities in America that spend the most on phone solicitors.
We’re a nonprofit – just like the organizations we’re writing about in our series America’s Worst Charities. The similarities end there.
America’s Worst Charities is the result of a yearlong collaboration between The Center for Investigative Reporting and the Tampa Bay Times. CNN joined our partnership in March.
We have a new mantra inside our newsroom: One. One website. One brand. One newsroom. We are now The Center for Investigative Reporting – and only The Center for Investigative Reporting. Although it was tough to cut loose our local and statewide brand names, our commitment to public service journalism remains as strong as ever. […]
We are proud to write today that the Center for Investigative Reporting’s California Watch has won the George Polk Award for our series exposing flaws in the way a special state police force handles crimes against the developmentally disabled.
Seventeen months ago, I started teaching an investigative reporting class at Stanford University. It would last only 11 weeks. But my 16 Stanford students laid the groundwork for a project that California Watch will unveil just in time for the California primary election.