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 "Journalism":

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

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.

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"… ent three years as an energy reporter for Politico, where she covered natural gas and the Interior Department and authored the daily Afternoon Energy newsle …"

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.

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"… hamster wheel,” as Dean Starkman so insightfully put it in the Columbia Journalism Review. The advent of the Internet, which makes publication so much easier …"

"… ite devoted to international exposés,” according to the Encyclopedia of Journalism. One mark of an enduring institution is the ability to survive one or more …"

"… orms of litigation. To provide such a shield, the Fund for Independence in Journalism, a 509 (a) (3) endowment and legal defense support organization, was creat …"

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

Center for Public Integrity's executive director stepping down

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

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"… career in journalism, capped off last month when the Center won its first Pulitzer Prize, Buzenberg will make way for new leadership at the Center in 2015. “My …"

"… sing a global network of offshore tax havens. And the Center won its first Pulitzer Prize for “Breathless and Burdened: Dying from Black Lung, Buried by Law and M …"

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.

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 "BuzzFeed":

"… Pulitzers were announced to join a new investigative unit being formed at BuzzFeed. The Center will miss Chris deeply, and I wish him well. I am the first t …"

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.

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"… of ABC News. The news comes two days after the Center won its first Pulitzer Prize for “Breathless and Burdened: Dying from Black Lung, Buried by Law and M …"

Center wins first Pulitzer Prize

Winning investigation exposed the systematic denial of benefits to sufferers of black lung disease by lawyers and doctors.

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"… g program, U.S. senators began crafting reform legislation, and members of Congress asked for a federal investigation. In addition, the Department of Labor an …"

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.

Center's report on black lung wins prestigious Goldsmith Prize

Investigation detailed denials of black lung benefits to coal miners.

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"… 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.

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.

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.

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"… 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. …"

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 "Journalism":

"… overage will soon be operating under the banner, “Powering Investigative Journalism That Matters;” and “The News is Broken. Let’s Fix It.” Uncoverage …"

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 "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 "India":

"… 's degree in communications from Stanford University. She was born in India and raised in Chicago. Before working at the Chicago Sun-Times as a report …"

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 "Journalism":

"… as the News 21 website. News 21 is based at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. Former Washington Post …"

"… Knight Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation, the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, the Hearst Foundations, the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, Wom …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "India":

"… the similarity of kidney disease afflicting primarily male farm workers in India, Sri Lanka, and Central America,” judges wrote. “This work is also not …"

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 "India":

"… ave been launched in Israel, South Korea, the Philippines, Greece, Canada, India, Mongolia, Austria and Australia. In Europe, the EU’s top tax official …"

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