Thank you and farewell

By Bill Buzenberg

Bill Buzenburg on his eight years as Executive Director of the Center for Public Integrity

Excerpts from this story referencing "Department of Labor":

"… isease who were denied their just benefits has led to major changes at the Department of Labor. And our 2013-2014 international disclosures around tax havens and lack of …"

Center’s Medicare Advantage Money Grab series wins Meyer Journalism Award

By William Gray

Center’s ground-breaking Medicare Advantage investigation named first-place winner of the 2014 Philip Meyer Journalism Award.

Excerpts from this story referencing "National Institute":

"… of social science methods in journalism. The prize is administered by the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting (a joint program of Investigative Reporter …"

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 "Carrie Levine":

"… for investigative journalism.  …"

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 "Journalism":

"… nology as digital storytellers with the award for “General Excellence in Journalism” in the “small” category from the Online News Association (ONA). La …"

"… gory from the Online News Association (ONA). Launched in 2000, the Online Journalism Awards recognize excellence in digital Journalism, with a focus on indepen …"

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 "Center for Public Integrity":

"… r for Public Integrity (202) 481-1232, wgray@publicintegrity.org …"

"… d “Hard Labor.” Founded in 1989 by journalist Charles Lewis, the Center for Public Integrity is one of the country's oldest and largest nonpartisan, nonprofit inv …"

"… tigative journalism. Contacts: William Gray, Media Relations Specialist, Center for Public Integrity (202) 481-1232, wgray@publicintegrity.org …"

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.

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 "Afghanistan":

"… Windfalls of War,” which examined the major US government contracts in Afghanistan and Iraq, definitively revealing Halliburton and its subsidiary, Kellogg, …"

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 "Occupational Safety and Health Administration":

"… pments in 2010, the worst year in decades. And yet, from 1984 to 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration cut initial fines for entrapment deaths by nearly 60 percent overall, an a …"

Center for Public Integrity's executive director stepping down

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "chief":

"… r. To ensure a smooth transition, Buzenberg has agreed to serve as CPI’s chief until a replacement is named. “I want to extend the Board’s thanks an …"

"… vice president of news for National Public Radio, as well as London bureau chief from 1978-1997. He was responsible for doubling the size of the NPR news a …"

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 "reporter":

"… with the Investigative Reporting Workshop at American University and was a reporter in the Washington, D.C., bureau of the Associated Press. Last year’s&nbs …"

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 "reporter":

"… erve. Until next week, Bill  …"

"… workers' rights reporting team. Founded in January 2010 and led by senior reporter and managing editor Morris, the unit has produced ground-breaking investig …"

"… rn. I was happy to hire him after his internship and he has been a stellar reporter on stories about the environment and workers’ rights. Unfortunately, the …"

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 "ABC News":

"… of the three-part, 25,000-word series was produced in partnership with the ABC News Investigative Unit, whose work included an in-depth Nightline segment. 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 "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.

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.

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.

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 "European Union":

"… weeping policy changes and high-profile resignations around the world. The European Union’s top tax official has called Offshore Leaks “the most significant tri …"

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.

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 "lawyer":

"… 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, Utah and Idah …"

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 "Lewis":

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

"… he best advice any reporter can do about any story they are working on,” Lewis said during an online chat sponsored by Investigative Reporters and Editor …"

"… Editors Inc. This concept is critically important in the political arena, Lewis added, because “voters and the public have a right to know who we’re g …"

"… wer organizations devoting resources for quality investigative journalism, Lewis expressed optimism for the industry during the 30-minute Google Hangout, w …"

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 "Uzbekistan":

"… ights activists, and paid extensive bribes to gain access to the market in Uzbekistan. “At a time when surveillance by governments and security services is o …"

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 "Charles Lewis":

"… dent Bill Clinton. The Center for Public Integrity was founded in 1989 by Charles Lewis and is one of the nation's oldest and largest nonpartisan, nonprofit inves …"

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 "Congress":

"… that even though Republican and Democratic administrations, as well as the Congress, have mandated that these needs be addressed, veterans are still experienc …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Virginia Gov":

"… thics laws in the state of Virginia. As the Post and others have reported, Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell and his family accepted more than $150,000 in gifts, …"

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