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 "Federal Election Commission":

"… aign finance and political influence issues in the post-Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission era of politics. She will also contribute to "Primary Source," a 2014 Webb …"

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 "ProPublica":

"… er winners in this category were LA Times for large website operations and ProPublica for medium-sized website operations. The “General Excellence” award ca …"

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 "Senate":

"… . 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 th …"

"… The opening views of both the State Ad Wars Tracker and Who’s Buying the Senate? show at a glance where the biggest expenditures on TV ads have been. You …"

"… t what we find — both on the state level and for the U.S. Senate. Want to know when we publish a story?  Sign up to our email newslet …"

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

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.

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.

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "London":

"… 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 "news media":

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

"… ive findings. 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.

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Fundraising":

"… lented team of development professionals who adhere to the Association for Fundraising Professionals Code of Ethics, and are skilled in the systems and structure …"

Gordon Witkin named Center's top editor

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Texas":

"… e than 60 awards for his work. He has worked for a number of newspapers in Texas and California as well as publications such as U.S. News & World Repor …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Australia":

"… riginally from New Zealand, Eleanor worked for many years at the ABC, Australia’s national public broadcaster where, in 2011, her investigative mul …"

"… ive multimedia report into urban social disadvantage was awarded Australia’s highest journalism honor, the Walkley Award. Another investigatio …"

"… mobile phone carriers in minority communities and was used as evidence by Australia’s consumer watchdog to prosecute the company.  Her multiplatf …"

"… orm report into the emerging practice of gene patents sparked an Australian Senate inquiry and was nominated for a UN Environmental Reporting award. …"

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 "ProPublica":

"… specially investigative journalism worldwide. Paul Steiger, the founder of ProPublica, a digital investigative center based in New York, said that for the first …"

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 "Awards":

"… acked ploys blocking coal miners from receiving compensation." The Aronson Awards, administered by Hunter College, recognized other winners from The New Yor …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Jim Morris":

"… d of chemical science. The project, written by David Heath, Ronnie Greene, Jim Morris and Chris Hamby, was a finalist for the Edward J. Meeman Award for Environ …"

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.

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "The Center":

"… Thursday for the prestigious Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. The Center is the only news organization with more than a single finalist for the awa …"

"… nefit claims of coal miners who were sick and dying of black lung disease. The Center reporting team explored previously classified legal filings and created a …"

"… ld International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, headquartered at The Center for Public Integrity in Washington, D.C., is made up of 175 ICIJ members w …"

"… porters in more than 60 countries. “I’m proud of the fact that two of The Center for Public Integrity’s investigative projects are being recognized as fi …"

Nine-month Center investigation shows commitment to work and need for your support

By Bill Buzenberg

Center's 50 state-report cards on high-court judge financial disclosure requirements took time and assistance from readers like you.

Center to cover political power of broadband industry

By The Center for Public Integrity

Former Bloomberg Government manager to head up coverage of Internet policy in Washington and beyond.