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 "Russia":

"… we found ourselves being sued in U.S. district court in Washington by two Russian billionaire oligarchs represented by the powerful D.C. law firm of Akin G …"

"… iaries of Cheney’s influence-peddling were the powerful owners of one of Russia’s biggest banks. OAO Alfa Bank v. Center for Public Integrity was …"

Center for Public Integrity's executive director stepping down

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

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

"… tion in the years ahead,” Buzenberg said. …"

"… demanding and invigorating time in my career. I am extremely proud of the Center for Public Integrity’s many accomplishments. I wish to express my sincere gratitude to the re …"

Gordon Witkin named Center's top editor

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

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.

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 "Russia":

"… d a threat to governments and powerful interests almost everywhere.  Russian investigative journalist Irina Borogan spoke about how only a handful of …"

"… ut how only a handful of Investigative journalists continue to function in Russia. Since Vladimir Putin came to power 14 years ago, at least 19 journalists …"

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 "Michael Hudson":

"… the offshore money project, including Gerard Ryle, Marina Walker Guevara, Michael Hudson, Kimberley Porteous and David Donald from ICIJ and the Center for Public I …"

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 "Environment":

"… Morris and Chris Hamby, was a finalist for the Edward J. Meeman Award for Environmental Reporting. The top Environmental reporting prize went to The Seatt …"

Center's report on black lung wins prestigious Goldsmith Prize

Investigation detailed denials of black lung benefits to coal miners.

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "JPMorgan Chase":

"… ore aggressive in their pursuit of sanctions against corporate wrongdoing. JPMorgan Chase for example, entered into multibillion dollar settlements with the governm …"

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.

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 "China":

"… unique and unprecedented challenges encountered during this deep-dive into China's offshore economy:  The tight group of journalists gathering in Ho …"

"… d about the “historic” nature of the meeting: journalists from Greater China coming together to work on a highly sensitive investigation alongside coll …"

"… he meeting kicked off a six-month probe into the offshore holdings of China’s elite that the International Consortium of Investigative Jou …"

"… ask of sifting through thousands of secret financial records. The Greater China files are the largest segment of the 2.5 million leaked offshore records I …"

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 "Italy":

"… avish gifts — such as an Arkansas justice who accepted a $50,000 trip to Italy from a lawyer. We also found that: Judges in three states — Montana, …"

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.

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.

'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 "director":

"… ège in Belgium gave a prestigious honorary doctorate to Gerard Ryle, ICIJ director, who represented the consortium at the ceremony. The recognition cited ICI …"

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 "American Chemistry Council":

"… a similar ring to the investigation we published just last week on how the American Chemistry Council seeks to prevent states from regulating toxic chemicals. That new chemica …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "S. and James L. Knight Foundation":

"… larger story of systemic failures.  News 21 is supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation, the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundat …"

Global impact of ‘Offshore Leaks’ grows

By Bill Buzenberg

The global impact of our latest international investigation has been astonishing.

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