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Posted inNational Security

Greetings from St. Paul

Police pointed to this video among other things as evidence that political activists were planning to cause major disturbances at the September 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn. In affidavits, they said the amateur movie depicted “significant property damage” and “violence toward law enforcement.”   Original video produced by the RNC Welcoming Committee. […]

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Posted inMoney and Politics

The Center for Investigative Reporting Hires High-Profile Journalist for its New California Watch Reporting Team

Berkeley, CA—The Center for Investigative Reporting announced today that it has hired Lance Williams as an investigative reporter covering money and politics for CIR’s new California Watch project. Williams joins California Watch from the San Francisco Chronicle, where he helped break many of the newspaper’s exclusive stories on the BALCO steroid scandal. With Mark Fainaru-Wada, […]

Posted inInside the Newsroom

Len Downie and Two Prominent Business Leaders Join the CIR Board of Directors

CONTACT: Robert Rosenthal 510-809-3162 Berkeley, CA – Len Downie, who as Executive Editor led the Washington Post to 25 Pulitzer Prizes in 17 years, has joined the Board of Directors of the Center for Investigative Reporting, CIR Executive Director Robert Rosenthal has announced. Downie, who is currently a Post Vice President at Large, joins two […]

Posted inUncategorized

The Center for Investigative Reporting Launches California-Focused Initiative

The Center for Investigative Reporting Launches California-Focused Initiative Innovative New Project Features Collaboration and Public Engagement Berkeley, CA—The Center for Investigative Reporting is launching a new statewide reporting initiative to produce in-depth multimedia journalism specific to California and to engage the public on issues of critical importance to the state. It will launch with a […]

Posted inAccountability

Baghdad | Los Angeles

Baghdad | Los Angeles, a four-month collaboration between the Annenberg School for Communication at USC and the Center for Investigative Reporting in Berkeley, explores the impact of the Iraq war in Southern California. Stories include: a profile of the Junior ROTC program at Hollywood High School; the tale of an undocumented Mexican, in the U.S. […]

Posted inInside the Newsroom

The Center for Investigative Reporting Announces Launch of Henry Demarest Lloyd Investigative Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Robert Rosenthal, Executive Director rrosenthal@cironline.org (510) 809-3160 Berkeley, CA—The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) is proud to announce the creation of the Henry Demarest Lloyd Investigative Fund to help fill the increasing void in probing, enterprising investigative reporting. The Lloyd Investigative Fund will sponsor pioneering journalism that has “moral force” and […]