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.

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"… as well as those of Sens.-elect Thom Tillis (North Carolina), Tom Cotton (Arkansas), Joni Ernst (Iowa), are among those who bought dozens of ads during "Mode …"

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.

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"… for investigative journalism.  …"

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.'

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

"… ok at other projects that have been recognized, visit our Awards page. …"

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?

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

"… king for your vote. Do you know who is paying for those ads, and why? The Center for Public Integrity is trying answer this question, by investigating who is trying to influenc …"

Who’s trying to influence your vote?

By Chris Zubak-Skees, Kytja Weir and Dave Levinthal

A guide to our political TV ad trackers.

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"… . At the national level, we’re also tracking TV ad spending on U.S. Senate races in a pivotal election that will determine the balance of power at the Capi …"

"… clude what state and race they are writing about and their deadlines. Senate races: email federal political reporters Dave Levinthal or Michae …"

Center seeks postgraduate journalists of color for new fellowship

By William Gray

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

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

"… lism, with a strong role in preparing young investigative journalists. …"

"… y both within the organization and in the broader field of journalism. The Center for Public Integrity is a leader in the sector of investigative journalism, with a strong role …"

'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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Jim Morris":

"… r on the project, which was edited by former CPI staffer Ronnie Greene and Jim Morris, the Center’s managing editor for environment and labor. CPI staffer Chr …"

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 "Center for Public Integrity":

"… r for Public Integrity (202) 481-1232, wgray@publicintegrity.org …"

"… d “Hard Labor.” Founded in 1989 by journalist Charles Lewis, the Center for Public Integrity is one of the country's oldest and largest nonpartisan, nonprofit inv …"

"… tigative journalism. Contacts: William Gray, Media Relations Specialist, Center for Public Integrity (202) 481-1232, wgray@publicintegrity.org …"

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.

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"… th a discreet Jersey, Channel Islands branch of Kleinwort Benson, a famous London firm which specializes in “wealth management”. In the interests of tr …"

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 "Jim Morris":

"… award were Chris Hamby and Ronnie Greene, formerly of the Center; CPI’s Jim Morris and Chris Zubak-Skees; and ABC’s Brian Ross and Matthew Mosk. The inves …"

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 "Center for Public Integrity":

"… er for Investigative Reporting, in California), we named our new group the Center for Public Integrity. Although this title sounded a little odd and somewhat pretentious, we ha …"

"… private institutions, using the tools of investigative journalism.” The Center for Public Integrity was incorporated in Washington, D.C., on March 30, 1989, and months later …"

"… technical standpoint, is a mixed blessing in this regard. Of course, the Center for Public Integrity has also embraced online distribution, albeit in a different way than comm …"

"… making in Washington, D.C., and state capitals. We like to think that the Center for Public Integrity’s publication of thoughtful, in-depth investigative reporting—and the …"

Why running the Center has been my greatest honor

By Bill Buzenberg

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

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

"… as been my great honor and privilege to serve as executive director of The Center for Public Integrity for the past eight years. I informed the Board of Directors in February th …"

"… the 11 years I spent as an NPR correspondent. I am extremely proud of The Center for Public Integrity’s accomplishments. I wish to express my sincere gratitude to our great r …"

Center for Public Integrity's executive director stepping down

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

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"… as also been awarded fellowships for graduate studies at the University of Michigan, the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in …"

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.

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"… h me at rheller@publicintegrity.org.  …"

"… about the way we accept and manage tax deductible gifts. The fact is, the Center for Public Integrity is funded almost solely by philanthropy. Contributions from our readers an …"

"… ntributions from our readers and from foundations are the lifeblood of the Center for Public Integrity, and have been for the last 25 years. In some ways, we are just like othe …"

"… ’s counsel. When in doubt, we went back to the impulse that started the Center for Public Integrity — when Chuck Lewis, a television producer at 60 Minutes, decided to star …"

Gordon Witkin named Center's top editor

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Jim Morris":

"… eorge Polk Award for business writing. In another personnel announcement, Jim Morris was named managing editor for coverage of the environment and workplace sa …"

Center's report on troubled teens wins prestigious Tobenkin Award

'Throwaway Kids' honored with Columbia Journalism School award.

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

"… Mexico-City based Latin America correspondent for Cox Newspapers.  …"

Center for Public Integrity adds media relations, video journalism hires

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

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"… am, Washington Journal. He contributed to the networks’ 2012 Road to the White House coverage before becoming an operations producer, handling breaking news an …"

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 "Jim Morris":

"… vel of work. “Breathless and Burdened” was edited by Ronnie Greene and Jim Morris, and included interactive graphics created by Chris Zubak-Skees, …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Jim Morris":

"… benefits system. Breathless and Burdened was edited by Ronnie Greene and Jim Morris, and included interactive graphics created by Chris Zubak-S …"

"… rights unit. Founded in January 2010 and led by senior reporter and editor Jim Morris, the unit has produced major investigative work on subjects such as the in …"

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 "Center for Public Integrity":

"… journalism conferences anywhere.  Until next week,  Bill *The Center for Public Integrity has been funded over the years by the Knight Foundation but it is not a cu …"

Help us win a Webby Award

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

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

"… Webby Award winners will be announced on April 29.     …"

"… ard in the same category. Today’s announcement marks the first time the Center for Public Integrity has been nominated for a Webby Award. Established in 1996, the Webby Awar …"

"… inner selected by online voters. In the best political blog category, the Center for Public Integrity is competing against The Atlantic, The Daily Beast, Truthdig and Exit Syri …"

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.

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"… nd straight year, the Center for Public Integrity has earned a prestigious White House Correspondents’ Association Award for stories exploring environmental an …"

"… s, including the Harvard Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. The White House Correspondents’ Association recognized two winners for the Poe reporting …"

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.

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

"… lations to all winners and finalists. See the complete list here. …"

"… ara, Michael Hudson, Kimberley Porteous and David Donald from ICIJ and the Center for Public Integrity. Two other Center investigative projects, produced by the organization’ …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Scripps Howard Foundation":

"… Journalists (ICIJ), were honored for journalistic excellence Monday by the Scripps Howard Foundation. The ICIJ won the William Brewster Styles Award for Business/Economics Re …"

"… uly honored to have two of its major investigative projects honored by the Scripps Howard Foundation,” said William Buzenberg, the Center’s executive director. “This im …"

"… h and excellence in our most compelling work.” Established in 1953, the Scripps Howard Foundation’s awards recognize outstanding print, broadcast and online journalism in …"

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.

ICIJ denounces brutal attack on Ming Pao editor

By Gerard Ryle

ICIJ 'Offshore Leaks' reporting partner Ming Pao's former chief editor in critical condition after stabbing.

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 …"

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