Center awarded $2.9 million grant for coverage of state government

Center dramatically expanding its reporting on influence of special interests on state governments.

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"… nvestigative reporting at the state level,” said Center Executive Editor Bill Buzenberg, who noted it is especially important given the “sharp decrease in state …"

Center honored for making government more transparent

Society of Professional journalists honors Center for making government more transparent.

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"… ols and then shortchanged on alternative education. Executive Director Bill Buzenberg said of the award: "The Center for Public integrity is deeply honored by t …"

25 years, countless investigations and 935 lies

By Charles Lewis

Founder Chuck Lewis tells how the Center for Public Integrity came to be in this excerpt from his new book.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Washington":

"… ng for an organization dedicated to digging deep beneath the smarminess of Washington’s daily-access journalism into the actual records and documents few repo …"

"… gative journalism.” The Center for Public Integrity was incorporated in Washington, D.C., on March 30, 1989, and months later the IRS approved its tax exempt …"

"… d a consulting contract with ABC News to open its first office in downtown Washington, D.C. (My home was required as collateral on the lease.) The issue of per …"

"… ng political influence and its impact on public policy decision- making in Washington, D.C., and state capitals. We like to think that the Center for Public In …"

Center sues in an effort to make Medicare Advantage files public

By Fred Schulte

Center sues to make records public.

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"… paying public. There’s no excuse for  ignoring our request,” said Bill Buzenberg, the Center’s Executive Director. Medicare Advantage, a privately-run a …"

Center for Public Integrity's executive director stepping down

Pulitzer Prize-winning news organization begins search for a replacement.

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"… a Scripps Howard award and the Paul Tobenkin Memorial Award from Columbia Journalism School. “Bill has taken the Center to its greatest heights yet,” said …"

"… rd Salant (Salant, CBS, and the Battle for the Soul of Broadcast Journalism). A graduate of Kansas State University, Buzenberg has also been awarded …"

Center wins first Pulitzer Prize

Winning investigation exposed the systematic denial of benefits to sufferers of black lung disease by lawyers and doctors.

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"… aced few consequences for their actions. Other Pulitzer Prize winners for Journalism include the Washington Post and The Guardian for their revelations of wide …"

Center's report on black lung wins prestigious Goldsmith Prize

Investigation detailed denials of black lung benefits to coal miners.

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"… nied their rights to federal compensation," said Center Executive Director Bill Buzenberg. In addition to Hamby and Ross, also named for the prize were Ronnie …"

Center wins Polk award for financial coverage

By The Center for Public Integrity

Award honors 'After the Meltdown,' which showed those most responsible for financial crisis living in luxury.

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"… ore aggressive in their pursuit of sanctions against corporate wrongdoing. JPMorgan Chase for example, entered into multibillion dollar settlements with the governm …"

Two Center projects named finalists for Goldsmith investigative reporting prize

By The Center for Public Integrity

Pair of investigations named finalists for prestigious Goldsmith Prize.

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"… d as finalists for this important prize,” said Center Executive Director Bill Buzenberg. “Both of these projects took more than a year of hard work and were ext …"

Weekly Watchdog: Counting impact and awards

By Bill Buzenberg

Counting impact and awards

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"… porters and editors engaged in this award-winning work. Until Next Week, Bill Buzenberg Executive Director …"

Crowd-funding our watchdog reporting

By Bill Buzenberg

Support the Center and other public interest groups by making a donation to Freedom of the Press Foundation.

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"… ment's most troubled and costly projects like the F-35 fighter jet and the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ships. We’ll look at the explosion of military entit …"

Support our crowd-funded project and actor John Cusack will match it

By The Center for Public Integrity

Freedom of the Press Foundation's latest crowd-funding campaign includes The Center, two more new outlets.

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"… we can bring more attention and funding to our investigative work,” said Bill Buzenberg, The Center’s Executive Director.   The Center for Public Integrity …"

Watchdog 6/20/12

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Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… s leadership role in the investigative news sector.Until next week, Bill BuzenbergExecutive DirectorU.S. Chamber, GOP block election transparency billIn 2010 …"

Wachdog 6/7/12

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Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… nefitting. Brandeis was right; more sunlight, please.Until next week, Bill BuzenbergExecutive Director  Walker wins with 7:1 money advantageWith a 7- …"

Watchdog 5/24/12

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"… this funding and what the donors are looking for in return.Until next week,Bill BuzenbergExecutive Director Obama, Dems dominate GOP in April fundraisingThe Ob …"

Watchdog 5/10/12

Watchdog

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… tant stories other media simply aren't able to cover.Until next week, Bill BuzenbergExecutive DirectorPublic supports cuts in defense budget to address deficit …"

Weekly Watchdog 5/3/12

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Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… estigative Reporting Workshop at American University.Until next week, Bill BuzenbergExecutive Director 10 donors represent a third of contributions to sup …"

Weekly Watchdog 4/12/12

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Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… or the Columbia University John B. Oakes Award.Until next week,  Bill BuzenbergExecutive Director  NRA, conservatives unite on voter turnoutThe …"

Ohio Democrats demand transparency task force in response to D grade

By Caitlin Ginley

Lawmakers cite State Integrity Investigation in calling for task force, new legislation.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… ntrols both the state House and Senate, as well as the governor’s office.Bill Buzenberg, executive director of the Center for Public Integrity, said he stands by …"

Weekly Watchdog 3/8/12

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Excerpts from this story referencing "Department of Energy":

"… fund.Energy-backed firms award bonuses, file bankruptcyPresident Obama’s Department of Energy financed a fleet of green energy companies that later fell into bankruptcy …"

Weekly Watchdog 2/2/12

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Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… ct called Consider the Source. Please bookmark the page and visit often. --Bill Buzenberg, executive directorPro-Romney PAC surges with $30M - mostly from investors …"

The weekly watchdog: Dec. 5 - Dec. 9

By Bill Buzenberg

In case you missed them, catch up on this week's top investigations from iWatch News

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… ze honors our new digital front door, iwatchnews.org.Until next week, Bill Buzenberg Executive Director …"

Staff changes at the Center

By Bill Buzenberg

CPI undertakes personnel, salary changes that include employee layoffs

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"… nterest with a slightly smaller and even more efficient digital newsroom.--Bill BuzenbergExecutive Director …"

Center stands firmly behind its award-winning investigative work

By Bill Buzenberg

Center stands firmly behind its award-winning investigative work in Looting the Seas I

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"… ly in the best tradition of the Center’s high quality investigative work.Bill BuzenbergExecutive Director …"

The weekly watchdog: Nov. 21 - Nov. 23

By Bill Buzenberg

In case you missed them, catch up on this week's top investigations from iWatch News

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… ot have a “sporting purpose” into the U.S.  Until next week, Bill Buzenberg Executive Director …"

The weekly watchdog: Nov. 14 - Nov. 18

By Bill Buzenberg

In case you missed them, catch up on this week's top investigations from iWatch News

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… n. You can watch an archived video of the event here.Until next week, Bill Buzenberg Executive Director …"

The weekly watchdog: Oct. 24 - Oct. 28

By Bill Buzenberg

In case you missed them, catch up on this week's top investigations from iWatch News

Excerpts from this story referencing "Utah":

"… s prospects for passage are mixed.IMPACT: Credit union drops payday loansA Utah-based lender featured prominently in an iWatch News investigation of payda …"

The weekly watchdog: Oct. 17 - Oct. 21

By Bill Buzenberg

In case you missed them, catch up on this week's top investigations from iWatch News

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… st for trying to prevent fraud at the company.  Until next week, Bill Buzenberg Executive Director …"

The weekly watchdog: Sept. 19 - Sept. 23

By Bill Buzenberg

In case you missed them, catch up on this week's top investigations from iWatch News

Excerpts from this story referencing "Government":

"… yndra. Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, is concerned about the Government “picking winners and losers. …"

The weekly watchdog: Sept. 12 - Sept. 16

By Bill Buzenberg

In case you missed them, catch up on this week's top investigations from iWatch News

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… late, or a tip? Let us know at rawdeal@publicintegrity.org.Until next week,Bill BuzenbergExecutive Director …"

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