Reveal

Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting, based in Emeryville, California, produces audio documentary and stories of statewide and national interest. IRW staff worked with Reveal on a story of sexual abuse, in which a young adult seeks to find her predator from a childhood 30 years ago and to discover what it might take …

Environmental justice conference

Questions of environmental justice take center stage

Over the past 14 months, the Trump administration has reversed dozens of U.S. environmental policies, overturning at least 33 environmental rules. Another two dozen additional rollbacks are in progress, including the announcement to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement.

No, government is not too open

Executive Editor Charles Lewis debated Stanford Professor Bruce Cain on March 15 at the University of Missouri about whether there is too much transparency — or not enough — in the federal government.The event was digitally recorded and sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs. …

Fatal police shootings of unarmed people on decline

In 2015, police shot and killed 94 unarmed individuals, a number that fell to 51 in 2016 before rising to 68 in 2017. So far in 2018, police have shot and killed 18, eight fewer than at the same time last year.

Jennifer LaFleur joins Workshop as data editor

Jennifer LaFleur joins the Investigative Reporting Workshop as its new data editor and the School of Communication at American University as a data journalist-in-residence today. LaFleur was previously senior editor for data journalism for the award-winning Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, which she joined in 2013, and where she worked as a senior …