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 "NPR":

"… 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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "NPR":

"… 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 "Clean Air Act":

"… cases since 2012.     …"

"… felonies, respectively. Each was convicted of five counts of violating the Clean Air Act by emitting coke oven gas from an unpermitted emission source, along with …"

"… d the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. They were acquitted of four Clean Air Act counts. Kamholz, but not the company, was convicted of obstruction of just …"

"… ase proved to be nearly unique: A rare criminal prosecution of the federal Clean Air Act. Prosecutors say the complexity of Clean Air Act cases makes them difficu …"

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 "Yale":

"… crime. Over the past couple years, other elite schools, such as Wesleyan, Yale, Amherst and the University of North Carolina, have been plagued by simila …"

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 "NPR":

"… 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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Center for Public Integrity":

"… s objected, saying in a statement, “Recent reporting by NPR and the Center for Public Integrity has highlighted the need for more effective ‘black lung’ disease preve …"

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 "Center for Public Integrity":

"… sses revealed by an investigation into the resurgence of black lung by the Center for Public Integrity and NPR, according to an internal Labor Department communication.The effor …"

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 "NPR":

"… few are blameless, an investigation by the Center for Public Integrity and NPR has found. The system for monitoring dust levels is tailor-made for cheati …"

"… g to our health,” he said. Donald’s experience echoed what Center and NPR reporters heard from retired miners throughout West Virginia, Kentucky and …"

"… etween 1980 and 2002, according to data provided by MSHA to the Center and NPR. The agency said it had no records of criminal convictions or guilty plea …"

"… nce 1980 have been used, according to MSHA data provided to the Center and NPR. Sometimes miners avoid screening because they just don’t want to know. …"

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 "Center for Public Integrity":

"… laws were designed to save lives.Watchdog journalism in the digital ageThe Center for Public Integrity and the Paley Center for Media in New York hosted a program on watchdog jo …"

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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"… ion to end any harm. For years, college administrators have criticized the federal government for its lack of specific and consistent instruction on how to resolve stud …"

"… ance marks the first time that they have received clear direction from the federal government on handling these cases.Biden, who authored the landmark Violence Against …"

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 "Center for Public Integrity":

"… xual assaults that occur on campus, in accordance with federal law.  …"

"… rted by correspondent Joseph Shapiro, who worked in collaboration with the Center for Public Integrity’s lead project reporter, Kristen Lombardi. NPR’s investigative team in …"

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.

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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 "Atlantic City":

"… also draws cartoons for The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Press of Atlantic City, Media Matters and Philadelphia NPR affiliate WHYY, among others …"

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 "Atlantic City":

"… also draws cartoons for The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Press of Atlantic City, Media Matters and Philadelphia NPR affiliate WHYY, among others …"

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 "Twitter":

"… ork pop up on publicintegrity.org, our Facebook page and on Twitter. Tornoe also draws cartoons for The Philadelphia Inquirer, The P …"

"… Philadelphia NPR affiliate WHYY, among others. You can follow him on Twitter, and Facebook, too. …"

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Web team":

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

Ellen Weiss named executive editor

Weiss named executive editor

Excerpts from this story referencing "Pentagon":

"… ts on soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder that sparked Senate and Pentagon investigations.“It is an honor to be joining this remarkable group of in …"