Sex, drugs and political money

By The Center for Public Integrity

Center reporter Dave Levinthal goes one-on-one with the Democrats' former finance chief on C-SPAN2 show.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Democratic National Committee":

"… edy, D-Mass., to play video games. And yet, you still go on to become the Democratic National Committee's head of fundraising. These are just a few of the many revelations about …"

Peter Bale named new head of the Center for Public Integrity

By William Gray

Peter Bale, former Vice President and General Manager of Digital operations at CNN International, named Center's CEO.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Dubai":

"… engagement and revenue during his tenure heading teams in Atlanta, London, Dubai and Hong Kong. “The Center for Public Integrity is a powerful force for …"

Tell us about your experience with political ads

By The Center for Public Integrity

Americans saw more than 2 million TV ads during Election 2014 — did you find them to be informative?

Hate political ads? Skip morning shows

By Dave Levinthal

'Today,' 'Good Morning America' were top draws for U.S. Senate message machines ahead of the 2014 midterms.

Excerpts from this story referencing "actress":

"… program. That's notable since DeGeneres, who is openly gay and married to actress Portia de Rossi, has often been the scourge of some conservative activists …"

Meet Center reporters at our Nov. 13 event in D.C.

By William Gray

Center for Public Integrity is holding its 2nd Silver Symposium at the National Press Club, and you're invited.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Center for Public Integrity":

"… lism over 40 years are immeasurable and during his eight years here at the Center for Public Integrity, we won our first Pulitzer Prize. The theme of the evening is the po …"

"… mering, Founder of NPR’s All Things Considered; Charles Lewis, Founder, Center for Public Integrity; Sal Giambanco, Partner, Omidyar Network; Elizabeth Christopherson, Pres …"

Center for Public Integrity hires Carrie Levine as federal politics reporter

By The Center for Public Integrity

Carrie Levine — former Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington research director — to investigate money in politics.

Excerpts from this story referencing "research director":

"… our years before joining the Center for Public Integrity, Levine worked as research director at Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, where she managed …"

Center wins 2014 Online Journalism Award for 'General Excellence'

By Gita Miller

Online News Association recognizes Center's digital efforts with award for 'General Excellence.'

12 things to know about who’s trying to influence your vote in 2014

By Ben Wieder, Kytja Weir, Reity O'Brien and Rachel Baye

If you watch TV you've seen an unbelievable number of political ads asking for your vote. Do you know who is paying for those ads, and why?

Who’s trying to influence your vote?

By Chris Zubak-Skees, Kytja Weir and Dave Levinthal

A guide to our political TV ad trackers.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Federal Election Commission":

"… ndidate but don’t overtly call for the candidate’s election or defeat. Federal Election Commission records only capture ads containing overt advocacy, with the exception of …"

Center seeks postgraduate journalists of color for new fellowship

By William Gray

Fellowship made possible by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

'Breathless and Burdened' wins Heywood Broun Award

The Newspaper Guild has honored a CPI/ABC investigation of the federal black lung benefits system with the 2014 Heywood Broun Award.

Center for Public Integrity adds two new reporters to environment and labor team

The Center for Public Integrity’s Pulitzer Prize-winning environment and labor team is pleased to announce the hiring of two reporters.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Energy":

"… d natural gas and the Interior Department and authored the daily Afternoon Energy newsletter. Previously, Buford spent five years with The Providence …"

New bank leak shows how rich exploit tax haven loopholes

Leaked list of offshore account holders reveals how tax loopholes are exploited, and which lawmakers and celebrities use them.

CPI-ABC black lung series wins Loeb award

A CPI-ABC News investigation of the flawed federal benefits system for miners with black lung on Tuesday won a Gerald Loeb award.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Tampa Bay Times":

"… tment firm E.F. Hutton. Other news organizations honored include the Tampa Bay Times, the New York Times, the Huffington Post and Bloomberg. Co …"

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 "media":

"… systematic investigations and announcing our findings to the national news media could actually lead to media coverage and to systemic change. We were sta …"

"… announcing our findings to the national news media could actually lead to media coverage and to systemic change. We were starting to be noticed. At the s …"

"… re in for-profit newsrooms, because today’s advertising-supported, major-media journalists are generally expected to run full-speed on “the hamster whe …"

"… indings. The Center no longer has to depend solely on coverage by the news media to inform the public about its findings; now the organization is reporting …"

Why running the Center has been my greatest honor

By Bill Buzenberg

Our outgoing Executive Director thanks the Center's staff and its supporters.

Center for Public Integrity's executive director stepping down

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Pulitzer Prize":

"… career in journalism, capped off last month when the Center won its first Pulitzer Prize, Buzenberg will make way for new leadership at the Center in 2015. “My …"

"… sing a global network of offshore tax havens. And the Center won its first Pulitzer Prize for “Breathless and Burdened: Dying from Black Lung, Buried by Law and M …"

Why we have a gift acceptance policy, and what it means for you

By Robin Heller

Transparency is of the utmost importance to us, which is why we want to be upfront about our funding.

Gordon Witkin named Center's top editor

Former U.S. News & World Report editor takes over as executive editor.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Denver":

"… itkin served as a regional correspondent in Detroit and as bureau chief in Denver, before coming to Washington in 1987. He covered criminal justice for 11 y …"

Center's report on troubled teens wins prestigious Tobenkin Award

'Throwaway Kids' honored with Columbia Journalism School award.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Education":

"… s.” The series also was awarded a third prize in the National Awards for Education Reporting, given by the Education Writers Association. Judges in that cont …"

"… a third prize in the National Awards for Education Reporting, given by the Education Writers Association. Judges in that contest described Ferriss’ work as …"

Center for Public Integrity adds media relations, video journalism hires

Two appointments focused on enhancing exposure and engagement in our investigative journalism.

Journalism awards matter, but real impact counts more

By Bill Buzenberg

Pulitzer aside, this work will enable thousands of coal miners with black lung to finally receive the benefits they deserve.

Excerpts from this story referencing "BuzzFeed":

"… Pulitzers were announced to join a new investigative unit being formed at BuzzFeed. The Center will miss Chris deeply, and I wish him well. I am the first t …"

Center wins three awards from Society of Professional Journalists

Two days after the Center is honored with a Pulitzer Prize, it collects three more journalism awards.

Center wins first Pulitzer Prize

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

Why aren't more people alarmed by the falling numbers of reporters?

By Bill Buzenberg

Skoll World Forum highlights the growing risks to journalists and investigative reporting worldwide.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Nigeria":

"… case have suspects been charged with murder and subsequently prosecuted. Nigerian investigative publisher Omoyele Sowore has brought down a Nigerian state …"

"… cuted. Nigerian investigative publisher Omoyele Sowore has brought down a Nigerian state governor and a government minister by reporting on their lavish lif …"

"… which are fueled by corruption. But Omoyele can no longer openly return to Nigeria because of his work. He suggested he still works undercover in Nigeria but …"

"… to Nigeria because of his work. He suggested he still works undercover in Nigeria but has to be smuggled in and out of the country.  Even in the Unite …"

Help us win a Webby Award

Center project named one of the Internet's best political blogs.

Center black lung series earns White House Correspondents’ Award

Center reporter Chris Hamby earned the Edgar A. Poe Award for 'Breathless and Burdened'; series also honored with James Aronson Award.

Excerpts from this story referencing "CNN":

"… Twohey. Other winners announced Monday were Politico, the New York Times, CNN and CBS News. Honorees will be recognized in a May 3 dinner attended by Pr …"

ICIJ offshore project wins IRE award, two environmental projects recognized

The Center for Public Integrity and its ICIJ receive four reporting honors from Investigative Reporters & Editors, the IRE announced.

ICIJ, Center win Scripps Howard honors for business, environmental reporting

The national Scripps Howard Awards recognize an ICIJ project exposing secret offshore accounts and a Center examination of Toxic Clout.

Breathless and Burdened wins business investigative reporting honor

By The Center for Public Integrity

Breathless and Burdened, a Center series exposing how the coal industry beats back miners' claims for benefits, is honored for reporting.

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