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 "Massachusetts":

"… viously reported for The Charlotte Observer, The Patriot Ledger of Quincy, Massachusetts, and The Sun of Lowell, Massachusetts. She is a graduate of Boston Univers …"

"… erver, The Patriot Ledger of Quincy, Massachusetts, and The Sun of Lowell, Massachusetts. She is a graduate of Boston University and the Columbia University Gradua …"

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. …"

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.

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 "Loeb":

"… d federal benefits system for coal miners with black lung has won a Gerald Loeb award for business reporting. The project, “Breathless and Burdened,” …"

"… red by coal companies. It has resulted in significant policy reforms. The Loeb awards, presented by UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, were establis …"

"… Anderson School of Management, were established in 1957 by the late Gerald Loeb, a founding partner of the investment firm E.F. Hutton. Other news organi …"

"… ;Huffington Post and Bloomberg. Congratulations to all of the Gerald Loeb Award winners, which are listed here. …"

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 "Saddam Hussein":

"… ied 935 “false statements” about the national security threat posed by Saddam Hussein’s Iraq.  …"

CPI-NPR collaboration wins Edward R. Murrow Award

A 2013 investigation of worker deaths in grain bins has won an Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association

Excerpts from this story referencing "Edward R. Murrow":

"… he Center for Public Integrity and NPR has been honored with a prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award. The Radio Television Digital News Association announced Wednesday …"

Center for Public Integrity's executive director stepping down

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

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

"… ents’ Association, a George Polk Award, an Overseas Press Club award, an Investigative Reporters and Editors award, a Scripps Howard award and the Paul Tobenkin Memorial Award from Co …"

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.

Gordon Witkin named Center's top editor

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Journalism":

"… iation, the National Press Club, Sigma Delta Chi, Scripps Howard, Columbia Journalism School and the University of Maryland College of Journalism. Dunbar was f …"

"… ward, Columbia Journalism School and the University of Maryland College of Journalism. Dunbar was formerly with the Investigative Reporting Workshop at America …"

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 "Chris Hamby":

"… til next week, Bill  …"

"… nors projects built from discoveries of original, groundbreaking material. Chris Hamby’s year-long shoe-leather reporting and deep analysis for our black lung …"

"… orting on worker health and safety and economic justice issues. Chris Hamby came to the Center four years ago as a paid intern. I was happy to hire hi …"

"… mpletely. And I am incredibly proud of the Center’s recognition based on Chris Hamby’s meaningful investigation. More important, however, is the fact that th …"

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 "Bill Buzenberg":

"… leading nonprofit, digital, investigative news organizations,” said Bill Buzenberg, executive director. “I want to pay a special tribute to investigative r …"

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 "Journalism":

"… ,000, from 55,000 in 2006 to 38,000 in 2012, according to the Pew Research Journalism Project. This plunge is due primarily to the digital disruption of newspap …"

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 "Gerard Ryle":

"… . The IRE honored 22 contributors to the offshore money project, including Gerard Ryle, Marina Walker Guevara, Michael Hudson, Kimberley Porteous and David Donal …"

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 "Chris Hamby":

"… cience. The project, written by David Heath, Ronnie Greene, Jim Morris and Chris Hamby, was a finalist for the Edward J. Meeman Award for Environmental Reporting …"

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 "Center for Investigative Reporting":

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

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 "Chris Hamby":

"… igative reporting prize from a business editors’ group. Center reporter Chris Hamby was honored by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers for Br …"

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 "Bill Buzenberg":

"… e extraordinary investigative work of the Center," said Executive Director Bill Buzenberg. "The ‘After the Meltdown’ series was a six-month investigation that b …"

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 "X-ray":

"… ne Johns Hopkins doctor was involved in reading a total of more than 3,400 X-rays since 2000 at the behest of the coal industry. In these cases, he never f …"

"… ese cases, he never found a case of complicated black lung, and he read an X-ray as positive for the earlier stages of the disease in less than 4 percent o …"

"… he disease in less than 4 percent of cases. Other doctors reading the same X-rays found  black lung indicated again and again. The upshot of this pro …"

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 …"

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 "USA Today":

"… iness Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance ran a full page ad in USA Today’s sharing section for Giving Tuesday this week.  Under the hea …"

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 "Charles Lewis":

"… e Journalists’ offshore leaks project, can be found here.     …"

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 "Gerard Ryle":

"… ;which is a project of the Center for Public Integrity. ICIJ Director Gerard Ryle and his team of editors and data experts were the buzz at this year`s conf …"

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.

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 "Arizona State University":

"… ased at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. Former Washington Post Editor Leonard Downie leads this investigative pro …"

Praise for our state corruption risk index

By Bill Buzenberg

Washington Post, USA Today cite Center's State Integrity Project in editorials calling for ethics and transparency reform in Virginia.

Center kidney disease series honored by Society of Environmental Journalists

A CPI examination of a rare kidney disease that has afflicted laborers and vexed researchers across continents is honored.

Global impact of ‘Offshore Leaks’ grows

By Bill Buzenberg

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Israel":

"… icies. So far, official investigations and inquiries have been launched in Israel, South Korea, the Philippines, Greece, Canada, India, Mongolia, Austria an …"

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