Full video of our recent webinar with journalists Harry Jaffe and Margaret Engel of SpotlightDC on fundraising investigative projects.
At my first international investigative reporting conference, held in Moscow in September 1992, I had an exciting epiphany that the best investigative journalism is necessarily collaborative and thus requires reporters and editors to work together. Five years later, I founded the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 2017 for the Panama Papers and numerous other awards.
Former IRW interns are now reporting or editing at The Washington Post, the Center for Public Integrity, The Louisville Courier-Journal, the Treasure Coast newspapers, the Island Packet and the St. Cloud Times Media, among many other places.
Fewer people might be listening in their cars because of the pandemic, but podcast production continues unabated.
Since The Washington Post published “A crisis in campus care” this month, an extensive examination into the health care available to college students, dozens of undergraduates, alumni, parents and faculty have shared on social media and with the Post how their own interactions with their on-campus clinics mirror the findings of the year-long investigation.
Executive Editor Charles Lewis was the keynote speaker on May 28, 2020, for the presentation of the TRACE awards for investigative reporting. TRACE helps companies conduct business ethically and in compliance with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act and other anti-bribery legislation. This year’s top prizes went to: • Renee Dudley, of ProPublica, …
Governments at all levels are shutting down access to information and conducting business out of the public eye during the COVID-19 epidemic.
Nausheen Husain, Jan Diehm and Mark Walker are three journalists who cover undercovered communities. Their advice to other reporters who want to do the same: Know when to walk away. The three spoke March 6 at the NICAR conference in New Orleans about best practices for covering underrepresented people and groups as well as where …
When journalists make mistakes, the consequences can be far-reaching, affecting consumers, governments and even the economy. But responsible journalists also carry the burden of the errors, and some begin to question themselves. The “imposter syndrome” lures some journalists into a rabbit hole of self-doubt. It leaves talented reporters restraining themselves under the pressure of the …
The Double Exposure festival, along with its concurrent symposium, combines investigative reporting with creative storytelling. The films for the Oct. 10-13 festival in Washington, D.C., will include “Desert One” directed by Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple, Feras Fayyad’s “The Cave,” and Paul Rosenberg’s “Bedlam”.