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 "NPR":

"… atow, Host of Public Radio’s Science Friday; Bill Siemering, Founder of NPR’s All Things Considered; Charles Lewis, Founder, Center for Public Inte …"

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 "Center for Public Integrity":

"… ealth and safety in America.    …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "reporter":

"… of Science announced this week. The stories — produced online by Center reporter Chris Hamby, and for radio by NPR’s Howard Berkes, Andrea de Leon and Sa …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "NPR":

"… llegations.   In 2009 and 2010, the Center – in collaboration with NPR – did a series of investigative pieces entitled “Sexual Assault on Cam …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Inspector General":

"… an emailed statement to the Center saying only that it is “aware of the Inspector General's Annual Plan and looks forward to cooperating fully with its review of th …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "NPR":

"… ppropriations objected, saying in a statement, “Recent reporting by NPR and the Center for Public Integrity has highlighted the need for more effe …"

"… there has been a resurgence of the disease among coal miners.”The Center-NPR investigation found that, after decades of decline, black lung is making a …"

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 "United States":

"… ugh 2007, black lung caused or contributed to roughly 75,000 deaths in the United States, according to government data.  In the decades following passage of t …"

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "NPR":

"… understate the extent of pollution, as the Center for Public Integrity and NPR reported in the Poisoned Places series, an investigation of lax Clean Air …"

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "NPR":

"… 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

Excerpts from this story referencing "chair":

"… arly in justice and the plight of the downtrodden,” said Margaret Engle, chair of the RFK Journalism Committee. “From obvious places of misery, includi …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "NPR":

"… 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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Kristen Lombardi":

"… laboration with the Center for Public Integrity’s lead project reporter, Kristen Lombardi. NPR’s investigative team included Susanne Reber and Robert Benincasa; t …"

Lee and Thompson join Center for Public Integrity board

Lee and Thompson join board

Excerpts from this story referencing "NPR":

"… 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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "NPR":

"… 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'

Excerpts from this story referencing "NPR":

"… , '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 "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& …"

OPINION: Proper photo ID

By Rob Tornoe

A cartoon by Rob Tornoe

Excerpts from this story referencing "NPR":

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

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "John Poole":

"… rtlett and Elizabeth Shogren (NPR); Images and video: Emma Schwartz (CPI), John Poole and David Gilkey (NPR); Web team: Cole Goins, Ajani Winston, Sarah Whitmir …"

About this project

By iWatch News

A look at the reporting process behind Poisoned Places

Excerpts from this story referencing "John Poole":

"… Bartlett and Elizabeth Shogren (NPR)Images and video: Emma Schwartz (CPI), John Poole and David Gilkey (NPR)Web team: Cole Goins, Ajani Winston, Sarah Whitmire, …"

Ellen Weiss named executive editor

Weiss named executive editor

Excerpts from this story referencing "Gerard Ryle":

"… the National Security Reporting Desk; award-winning Australian journalist Gerard Ryle, who is the new director of the Center’s International Consortium of Inv …"