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 "Bill Buzenberg":

"… r and reflect on the leadership and impact of outgoing Executive Director, Bill Buzenberg. His contributions to journalism over 40 years are immeasurable and during …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Washington":

"… e worked as research director at Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, where she managed a five-person staff that exposed the activities of poli …"

"… University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. The Washington, D.C.-based Center for Public Integrity is a nonprofit, nonpartisan a …"

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.

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 …"

Center awarded $2.9 million grant for coverage of state government

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bill Buzenberg":

"… nvestigative reporting at the state level,” said Center Executive Editor Bill Buzenberg, who noted it is especially important given the “sharp decrease in state …"

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 …"

Center for Public Integrity's executive director stepping down

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Columbia":

"… rs award, a Scripps Howard award and the Paul Tobenkin Memorial Award from Columbia Journalism School. “Bill has taken the Center to its greatest heights y …"

"… Media/Minnesota Public Radio from 1998-2006 where he won his second DuPont-Columbia gold baton. A former Peace Corps volunteer in South America, Buzenberg has …"

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 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 "Charles Lewis":

"… he joins the Center's growing digital team. Founded in 1989 by journalist Charles Lewis, the Center for Public Integrity is one of the country's oldest …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Society of Professional Journalists":

"… Center for Public Integrity has won three Sigma Delta Chi Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. In the online, independent category “Civil rights group's FCC position …"

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 "investigative reporter":

"… ;Bill Buzenberg, executive director. “I want to pay a special tribute to investigative reporter Chris Hamby for his non-stop dedication to the black lung project over the …"

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 "IRE":

"… grity received four honors from the Investigative Reporters & Editors, IRE announced Thursday — including a top prize for Secrecy for Sale, a proje …"

"… The ICIJ offshore project earned the top investigative reporting prize in IRE’s Multiplatform/Large publications category. “ICIJ produced a tremend …"

"… Sale was also recognized as a finalist in the Print/Online-Large category, IRE said in announcing the winners. The IRE honored 22 contributors to the off …"

"… n the Print/Online-Large category, IRE said in announcing the winners. The IRE honored 22 contributors to the offshore money project, including Gerard Ry …"

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 …"

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 "University of California":

"… ournal Sentinel, the Wall Street Journal and a collaboration involving the University of California’s investigative reporting program, The Center for Investigative Reportin …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "ABC News":

"… e reporting prize. Part of the series was produced in partnership with the ABC News investigative unit. “Resourceful, hard-nosed reporting that undergirded …"

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 "The Washington Post":

"… York. Other winners of this year’s Polk awards include The Guardian and The Washington Post for their reporting on the U.S. government’s collection of phone and Int …"

Two Center projects are finalists for esteemed Goldsmith Prize

By Bill Buzenberg

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "ABC News":

"… er, Chris Hamby, and his editors. They worked with just one media partner, ABC News. Chris focused on sick miners in central Appalachia who were denied their …"

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 "Center for Investigative Reporting":

"… ving the University of California’s investigative reporting program, The Center for Investigative Reporting, FRONTLINE, Univision Documentaries and KQED. “The finalists this year …"

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.

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 "CBS":

"… Associated Press to the National Journal, and from the Washington Post to CBS. Uncoverage The Center for Public Integrity has signed up for a new crowd …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Investigative Reporters and Editors":

"… tory they are working on,” Lewis said during an online chat sponsored by Investigative Reporters and Editors Inc. This concept is critically important in the political arena, Lewis a …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "investigative reporter":

"… izens United v. Federal Election Commission. "Julie Patel is a relentless investigative reporter and consummate storyteller, and we're delighted to welcome her," Center fo …"

"… ce peddling in the nation's capital." Since 2012, Patel worked as an investigative reporter for WAMU-FM 88.5, the National Public Radio affiliate in Washington, D.C. …"

'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.

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 "Charles Lewis":

"… u can find all three publications in the Buying of the President series by Charles Lewis (1996, 2000 and 2004, which was a best-seller). Lewis was the founder of T …"

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