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

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"… sp;  …"

"… adio category. In online and radio stories, the Center’s Jim Morris and NPR’s Howard Berkes focused on a 2010 accident in Mt. Carroll, Ill., in whic …"

Center, NPR win top science reporting award

By The Center for Public Integrity

A Center for Public Integrity-NPR 2012 report documenting a resurgence of black lung disease is honored with a top science reporting prize.

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"… ers Vulnerable”      …"

"… ories — produced online by Center reporter Chris Hamby, and for radio by NPR’s Howard Berkes, Andrea de Leon and Sandra Bartlett — detailed how a d …"

"… e award each year to “distinguished reporting for a general audience.” NPR and the Center won in the radio category. The Center’s story was part of …"

"… eam’s Hard Labor series. Read the Center’s story here. Listen to the NPR stories here: “As Mine Protections Fail, Black Lung Cases Surge” “B …"

Clean Air case yields rare criminal convictions in New York

By Sam Pearson

A NY coke plant and its environmental manager, convicted of felony Clean Air violations, await sentencing — as residents push for relief.

Excerpts from this story referencing "NPR":

"… of a 2011 series, Poisoned Places, by the Center for Public Integrity and NPR. In March, a federal jury confirmed the community’s long-standing fears …"

Students from two colleges file federal complaints related to sexual assault

Students from two colleges file federal complaints related to sexual assault.

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"… bject of a major investigation by the Center for Public Integrity.   The New York Times reported that the complaints were filed against Swarthmore College in Penn …"

Inspector General to review EPA's 'Watch Lists'

By Jim Morris

The EPA’s inspector general has begun a review of the agency's use of internal watch lists of alleged chronic polluters nationwide.

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"… ght as part of a 2011 investigation by The Center for Public Integrity and NPR. The inspector general is exploring “potential improvements in the prot …"

GOP seeks to kill black lung reform

By Chris Hamby

House Republicans have inserted language in a budget bill that would kill a proposed rule to protect coal miners from deadly dust.

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"… to manipulate dust sampling results for decades.In 2010, the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration proposed a rule that would close some loopholes, …"

IMPACT: Labor Dept. assembling expert team on mine dust enforcement after CPI-NPR investigation

By Chris Hamby

Government experts are considering ways to step up coal mine dust enforcement after a CPI-NPR investigation.

Excerpts from this story referencing "NPR":

"… n into the resurgence of black lung by the Center for Public Integrity and NPR, according to an internal Labor Department communication.The effort, invol …"

"… dust standards, the communication says.The investigation by the Center and NPR documented a recent increase in cases of deadly coal workers’ pneumoconi …"

"… eds to be done. We’re carefully reviewing the issues that were raised by NPR and CPI, and are committed to taking whatever actions are necessary to end …"

"… veral members of Congress have issued statements in response to the Center-NPR investigation.“These groundbreaking reports should be a call to action f …"

Black lung surges back in coal country

By Chris Hamby

Despite decades-old law, cheating, legal loopholes expose miners to deadly dust.

Excerpts from this story referencing "disease":

"… the past 30 years, he’s gotten a monthly check to compensate him for the disease that steals his breath — the old bane of miners known as black lung. In …"

"… trolled. Almost half of miners who worked at least 25 years contracted the disease. Amid strikes throughout the West Virginia coalfields, Congress made a pro …"

"… their 30s. Donald now has the most severe, fastest-progressing form of the disease, known as complicated coal workers’ pneumoconiosis. James and the oldest …"

"… d-won 1969 law, Congress demanded that dust be controlled and new cases of disease be prevented. The idea was that, even if black lung didn’t disappear, th …"

EPA's Toxics Release Inventory doesn't offer full picture of pollution

By Corbin Hiar

Agency database shows emissions are down overall, but self-reporting makes the data suspect

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"… isk of chemical releases,” the EPA wrote. “Risks can vary depending on chemical toxicity, how chemicals are released (e.g., to the air or water), where chemicals t …"

The weekly watchdog: Nov. 14 - Nov. 18

By Bill Buzenberg

In case you missed them, catch up on this week's top investigations from iWatch News

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"… isoned Places investigation, please check it out. Developed by our partner NPR, the graphic shows 17,000 facilities that have emitted and continue to emi …"

"… at the local level are doing their own stories based on this information. NPR reported this morning that the EPA has cracked down on a polluting copper …"

"… last week. Attendees got an inside look at the Center’s partnership with NPR on Poisoned Places, heard about new models to sustain investigative report …"

Center and NPR win RFK journalism award for campus assault project

Prestigious RFK award goes to campus assault project by Center for Public Integrity and NPR

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"… It won an SPJ award last year.   …"

"… ce for Campus Rapes.”   The Center’s 12-month investigation with NPR showed that students who have been the victim of sexual assaults on campus …"

"… ic Integrity is delighted to have collaborated with an excellent team from NPR in exposing a deeply troubling fact of life on too many campuses across th …"

"… lion Americans read, saw or heard these compelling stories.”   The NPR series was reported by correspondent Joseph Shapiro, who worked in collabo …"

Biden, Duncan highlight new federal guidance on campus sex assault probes

By Kristen Lombardi

Obama administration hopes new policies will address problems raised by Center series.

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"… ing for months.Back in February 2010, the Center — in collaboration with NPR — reported that the OCR rarely investigates complaints like th …"

Center collaboration with NPR wins Peabody Award

A Center for Public Integrity collaboration with NPR was recognized with a Peabody award for NPR

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"… Peabody award for NPR today for the series, “Seeking Justice for Campus Rapes.” The Center was the key originating partner for this investigative pro …"

Lee and Thompson join Center for Public Integrity board

Lee and Thompson join board

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"… olving media landscape.”Matt Thompson is an editorial product manager at NPR, where he works with NPR member stations on the development of multiple lo …"

"… Matt Thompson is an editorial product manager at NPR, where he works with NPR member stations on the development of multiple local websites. He is also …"

"… on the organization’s National Advisory Board in 2010. Before coming to NPR, Thompson served as an interim online community manager for the Knight Fou …"

Next week from the Center: Tragic grain bin deaths and travel for federal judges

The Center is publishing two big investigations next week that you can read here and will hear on NPR and other partners.

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"… two major investigations next week that you can read here and will hear on NPR as well as other partners. On Sunday, we are partnering with NPR and  …"

"… hear on NPR as well as other partners. On Sunday, we are partnering with NPR and The Kansas City Star to look into the “drowning” deaths …"

"… at story Sunday here on our website on and in the Sunday Kansas City Star. NPR’s All Things Considered airs the grain story on Tuesday and yo …"

"… u can also hear it on Wednesday's Morning Edition. If you miss either NPR story or the story in the Kansas City Star, we'll share those in next week …"

OPINION: Disarming the ATF

By Rob Tornoe

A cartoon by Rob Tornoe

Excerpts from this story referencing "Philadelphia":

"… bsp;page and on Twitter. Tornoe also draws cartoons for The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Press of Atlantic City, Media Matters and Phi …"

"… hia Inquirer, The Press of Atlantic City, Media Matters and Philadelphia NPR affiliate WHYY, among others. You can follow him on Twitter, and& …"

Reporter talks to NPR about immigration laws

By The Center for Public Integrity

Center's Susan Ferriss discusses 'Separated by Law' on 'Talk of the Nation'

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"… , 'Separated by Law': Families torn apart by 1996 immigration law' on NPR's 'Talk of the Nation' Tuesday at 3 p.m.  The story, reported i …"

OPINION: Democratic process

By Rob Tornoe

A cartoon by Rob Tornoe

Excerpts from this story referencing "Delaware":

"… witter, and Facebook, too. …"

OPINION: Proper photo ID

By Rob Tornoe

A cartoon by Rob Tornoe

Excerpts from this story referencing "Delaware":

"… witter, and Facebook, too. …"

OPINION: Giving tanks

By Rob Tornoe

A cartoon by Rob Tornoe

Excerpts from this story referencing "Philadelphia":

"… bsp;page and on Twitter. Tornoe also draws cartoons for The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Press of Atlantic City, Media Matters and Phi …"

"… hia Inquirer, The Press of Atlantic City, Media Matters and Philadelphia NPR affiliate WHYY, among others. You can follow him on Twitter, and& …"

Center, NPR receive Goldsmith finalist award

Center, NPR Goldsmith Prize

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"… nter for Investigative Reporting.  …"

"… It is a distinct honor for the Center for Public Integrity and our partner NPR to be a finalist for a Goldsmith Prize, one of the top journalism awards i …"

"… , lead reporter; data analysts Elizabeth Lucas (CPI) and Robert Benincasa (NPR); reporters Chris Hamby, Ronnie Greene, Kristen Lombardi, Corbin Hiar (CPI …"

"… , Corbin Hiar (CPI), Howard Berkes, Sandra Bartlett and Elizabeth Shogren (NPR); Images and video: Emma Schwartz (CPI), John Poole and David Gilkey (NPR) …"

About this project

By iWatch News

A look at the reporting process behind Poisoned Places

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"… tizens by their government. The work expanded to include reporters at NPR, who with their Center counterparts fanned out to communities in 10 states …"

"… rter: Jim MorrisData analysts: Elizabeth Lucas (CPI) and Robert Benincasa (NPR)Reporting team: Chris Hamby, Ronnie Greene, Kristen Lombardi, Corbin Hiar …"

"… , Corbin Hiar (CPI), Howard Berkes, Sandra Bartlett and Elizabeth Shogren (NPR)Images and video: Emma Schwartz (CPI), John Poole and David Gilkey (NPR)We …"

"… n (NPR)Images and video: Emma Schwartz (CPI), John Poole and David Gilkey (NPR)Web team: Cole Goins, Ajani Winston, Sarah Whitmire, Erik Lincoln (CPI) an …"

Ellen Weiss named executive editor

Weiss named executive editor

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"… who is the Center’s new chief digital officer. …"