Center wins four Eppy awards

By William Gray

The Center was honored with four awards from Editor & Publisher including Investigative/Enterprise Feature.

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.

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.'

Center seeks postgraduate journalists of color for new fellowship

By William Gray

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

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.

Center awarded $2.9 million grant for coverage of state government

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

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 "White House":

"… ws program 20/20, and many other networks. It disclosed that 47 percent of White House trade officials over a fifteen-year period became paid, registered “fore …"

"… nton in January 1993, placing a lifetime ban on foreign lobbying by former White House trade officials. This response was deeply gratifying to me—it showed tha …"

"… enter has ever harbored any fantasies about being invited to dinner at the White House, regardless of occupant. Subjects of Center investigations, regardless of …"

Center for Public Integrity's executive director stepping down

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "National Public Radio":

"… e director in January 2007. Previously, he was vice president of news for National Public Radio, as well as London bureau chief from 1978-1997. He was responsible for dou …"

Gordon Witkin named Center's top editor

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Washington":

"… l correspondent in Detroit and as bureau chief in Denver, before coming to Washington in 1987. He covered criminal justice for 11 years, before joining the mana …"

"… gative Reporting Workshop at American University and was a reporter in the Washington, D.C., bureau of the Associated Press. Last year’s “After the Mel …"

"… ations such as U.S. News & World Report and Congressional Quarterly in Washington. All of the appointments were effective immediately. …"

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 "Chattanooga":

"… estigative reporting and the journalists producing that work. A native of Chattanooga, Tenn., Gray comes to the Center from the public affairs network C-SPAN. S …"

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.

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 "National Security Agency":

"… he Guardian for their revelations of widespread secret surveillance by the National Security Agency. Congratulations to all of this year's Pulitzer Prize winners. …"

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 "Vladimir Putin":

"… handful of Investigative journalists continue to function in Russia. Since Vladimir Putin came to power 14 years ago, at least 19 journalists have been killed, and …"

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.

Center's report on black lung wins prestigious Goldsmith Prize

Investigation detailed denials of black lung benefits to coal miners.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Department of Labor":

"… nd members of Congress asked for a federal investigation. In addition, the Department of Labor recently announced a number of procedural changes in the federal benefits …"

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.

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 are finalists for esteemed Goldsmith Prize

By Bill Buzenberg

'Secrecy for Sale' and 'Breathless and Burdened' up for investigative reporting award.

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 "ICIJ":

"… ed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), a project of the Center.  Based on more than 2.5 million leaked fi …"

"… 2 journalists and 42 media partners in 58 nations.     The ICIJ project was an unprecedented media collaboration that took 18 months to re …"

"… at The Center for Public Integrity in Washington, D.C., is made up of 175 ICIJ members who work as investigative reporters in more than 60 countries. …"

How ICIJ reported on China's offshore leaks

By The Center for Public Integrity

ICIJ reporter Marina Walker Guevara takes you behind the China leaks story.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Washington":

"… mmer morning had arrived from all over: Beijing, Taipei, New York, Madrid, Washington, Berkeley and Munich. A veteran Chinese journalist greeted the group and …"

Top ICIJ investigations from 2013

By The Center for Public Integrity

In case you missed it, here are some of our favorite cross-border investigations from 2013.

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Maryland":

"… A or a B. The two highest-scoring states — California and Maryland — got Cs. Six other states earned a D, while the rest failed. The …"

Center founder Charles Lewis urges reporters to 'follow the money'

By The Center for Public Integrity

In web chat, Charles Lewis stresses the importance of nonprofit investigative journalism.

Shining examples of cross-border journalism recognized at international conference

By Bill Buzenberg

ICIJ presented its annual Daniel Pearl awards at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Rio de Janeiro.

Excerpts from this story referencing "National Security Agency":

"… secret data collection worldwide including phone records and emails by the National Security Agency; and this year`s Offshore Leaks project unveiling 120,000 secret tax haven …"

Julie Patel joins Center for Public Integrity's federal politics reporting team

By The Center for Public Integrity

Veteran reporter Julie Patel previously worked for San Jose Mercury News, South Florida Sun Sentinel.

Excerpts from this story referencing "National Public Radio":

"… 2012, Patel worked as an investigative reporter for WAMU-FM 88.5, the National Public Radio affiliate in Washington, D.C. There, her five-part "Deals for Developers" …"

'Offshore Leaks' investigation earns ICIJ an honorary doctorate from Belgian university

By Bill Buzenberg

Director Gerard Ryle accepts honorary degree from University of Liège in Belgium this week.

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

"… bsp;German newspaper partner, Süddeutsche Zeitung. Our goal, both at The Center for Public Integrity and ICIJ, which is a 15-year-old project of the Center, is not simply to w …"

Timeless investigations now found in one place

By Bill Buzenberg

Find copies of print and digital books published by the Center during the past 25 years.

Excerpts from this story referencing "United States":

"… also seeks to prevent reasonable regulations of dangerous chemicals in the United States. The book has a similar ring to the investigation we published just last w …"

Returning veterans focus of new series by investigative program, News 21

By Bill Buzenberg

Center and other publications to run reports from Arizona State University student journalists.