July 2, 2015
"Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria," a FRONTLINE program co-produced by the Investigative Reporting Workshop, will be re-broadcast on PBS on July 7. Check local listings.
June 29, 2015
The advanced statistics workshop run by IRE each spring, and last year hosted by the Investigative Reporting Workshop here in Washington, has been canceled this year but will be rescheduled for May 2016 at the Workshop offices at American University.
It will again be taught by Jennifer LaFleur, senior editor for data journalism at The Center for Investigative Reporting, and David Donald, formerly data editor for The Center for Public Integrity and now data editor at the Workshop.
June 15, 2015
The nonprofit journalism ecosystem has been increasing overseas with new reporting centers created in recent years in Germany and elsewhere. Executive Editor Charles Lewis will speak in Magdeburg on Tuesday, June 16, about the future of nonprofit journalism, and in Berlin on Wednesday, June 17. He has been talking about nonprofit investigative journalism and related issues for more than two decades. In 2013 and 2014 alone, he spoke 56 times throughout the U.S. and in five countries (Byron Bay, Sydney and Melbourne, Australia; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Bogota, Colombia; Oxford and London, England; and Hamberg, Germany) on three continents.
May 9, 2015
The Investigative Reporting Workshop, WAMU 88.5 News and Reveal collaborated on "Assault on Justice," a five-month project investigating the use and possible overuse of the charge of "assaulting a police officer" in the District of Columbia.
April 17, 2015
When Chicken Sickens: FRONTLINE Goes Inside A Major Salmonella Outbreak and a Broken Food Safety System
Dec. 29, 2014
The Investigative Reporting Workshop, a privately funded, nonprofit news organization at the American University School of Communication in Washington, is looking for smart, engaged students from around the country for summer 2015 internships.
Nov. 18, 2014
Highlights of our work throughout 2014, with links to major stories.
Nov. 18, 2014
PBS FRONTLINE and the Investigative Reporting Workshop’s latest co-production, "The Trouble with Antibiotics," received extensive press coverage. And the film’s correspondent, reporter David E. Hoffman, wrote about the FDA's role and what its own scientists discovered 40 years ago in The Washington Post.
Aug. 28, 2014
SAVE THE DATE: Showtime Networks will re-run the "Years of Living Dangerously" in September. All nine episodes of the Emmy Award-winning documentary series will be shown on the following days:
• Friday, Sept. 5, at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET/PT
• Saturday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET/PT
• Sunday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET/PT