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 "Bill Buzenberg":

"… in late 2006, the board of directors chose a fine new executive director. Bill Buzenberg is a veteran journalist who has worked as innovative news executive at new …"

Center sues in an effort to make Medicare Advantage files public

By Fred Schulte

Center sues to make records public.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… 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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… er eight years at the helm, Center for Public Integrity Executive Director Bill Buzenberg announced today that he will be stepping down from the nonprofit, investig …"

"… nt is named. “I want to extend the Board’s thanks and appreciation to Bill Buzenberg for his remarkable leadership as executive director of the Center,” said …"

Center wins first Pulitzer Prize

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… leading nonprofit, digital, investigative news organizations,” said Bill Buzenberg, executive director. “I want to pay a special tribute to investigative r …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… e extraordinary investigative work of the Center," said Executive Director Bill Buzenberg. "The ‘After the Meltdown’ series was a six-month investigation that b …"

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Medicare":

"… losure requirements in many states.” Meanwhile, the Center’s on-going Medicare project, “Cracking the Codes”, has just been recognized by Investigati …"

"… ata unveiled for the first time how some medical professionals have billed Medicare at sharply higher rates and collected $11 billion in additional, questiona …"

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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"… reporting.” I couldn’t have said it better.  Until next week, Bill Buzenberg Executive Director …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… 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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"… 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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"… 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

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"… 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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"… will play a huge role in the presidential contest as well.Until Next Week,Bill BuzenbergExecutive DirectorSuper PACs, super spending Heading into Super Tuesday, sp …"

Weekly Watchdog 2/2/12

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"… 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

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"… 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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… 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

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"… 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

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"… ter will also live-stream the program online.  Until next week, Bill Buzenberg Executive Director …"

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 "Medicare":

"… om health-related interests as the committee of 12 debates serious cuts to Medicare and Medicaid. Republicans got 84 donations for $181,000; Democrats receive …"

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 "Medicare":

"… rs buying access and favors from the government.Insurers Push to Privatize MedicareThis week, News Analyst Wendell Potter discusses a new insurance industry p …"

"… nalyst Wendell Potter discusses a new insurance industry push to privatize Medicare. Insurers have salivated for years over the massive revenue stream they co …"

"… down the ‘slippery slope’ toward a complete corporate takeover of the Medicare program. (Insurers and their allies for years have warned Americans that e …"

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 …"

The weekly watchdog: Aug. 29 - Sept. 2

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":

"… ominal government. And so a terrible situation grows worse.Until next week,Bill BuzenbergExecutive Director …"

Buzenberg Op-Ed in The Guardian

Vested interest will subvert the debt-reduction panel

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… on from taxation and other federal interference." …"

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