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... the Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) at Ithaca College has announced that this year's award is being shared by four journalists who published path-breaking and in-depth reporting in 2017 that exposed political corruption, environmental hazards and militarism: investigative reporter Lee Fang ...
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Today on WMNF's Radioactivity investigative reporter Greg Palast (The Guardian, The BBC, Rolling Stone Magazine) says that while FOX News and President Trump say that millions of people voted illegally in the last election there is no evidence that is true. In fact he says a trial on the matter ...
Slovakia's controversial national police chief, Tibor Gaspar, will step down at the end of May, Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini said on Tuesday. "I see he was the target of enormous political pressure, even attacks on all the police force," said new Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini. "We agreed that in order to ...
“Participants have formed a network of investigative journalist and this will enhance cross-border investigations in the West African sub-region.” The programme also discussed how the national chapters of Transparency International could enhance the work of investigative journalists in the countries.
(CNN) A Russian reporter known for his investigations into Russian mercenaries in Syria died after a fall from his apartment in the city of Yekaterinburg, raising fresh concern about threats to independent journalists. Maxim Borodin fell from his fifth-floor apartment and died Sunday, according to a statement ...

Russian investigative journalist Maksim Borodin of Yekaterinburg has died of injuries sustained on April 12 when he fell from the window of his fifth-floor apartment. Borodin, 32, died on April 15 in a hospital without recovering consciousness. Officially, his death was being investigated as a suicide.
Johnston began his talk by saying the First Amendment gives reporters the freedom to address both the “official version of events” and the “official criticisms of the official version of events.” Investigative journalists do not only report things as they are, he said, but also try to understand how things work and ...
Brussels, April 6, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Czech authorities to ensure that journalists can work without interference. Three Czech investigative journalists issued a joint statement on April 3 that said police tried to intimidate them by repeatedly bringing them in for ...
Investigative Reporters and Editors announced today that the ProPublica and NPR collaboration, “They Got Hurt at Work, Then They Got Deported,” won the IRE Award in the Radio/Audio - Large category. Reported by ProPublica's Michael Grabell and NPR correspondent Howard Berkes, the project ...
Shon is a member of IRE, investigative reporters and editors, and was most recently the evening news anchor and investigative reporter for the ABC affiliate in Shreveport, Louisiana. Shon is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and holds a degree in economics and is currently pursuing her MBA at ...
Why does President Trump seem so fond of Russia and its strongman leader, Vladimir Putin? We asked Michael Isikoff of Yahoo News, co-author of the new bestseller, “Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin's War on America and the Election of Donald Trump.” And the answer may be pretty simple: It's ...
The investigative journalist who helped to break the MPs' expenses scandal fears the story may not have been as widely seen if it was published in 2018 due in part to so-called “filter bubbles”. Heather Brooke, professor of journalism at City University, received acclaim for her work on the story, which was ...
Editor's Note: In the following interview, for Acres U.S.A., Tracy Frisch interviews Carey Gillam about her first book: Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science. Gillam, a “Kansas-based journalist turned glyphosate geek” has been a reporter for over 25 years, 17 of which ...
One of the province's most prominent investigative journalists has been ordered by Quebec Superior Court to reveal who leaked confidential information to her. Radio-Canada's Marie-Maude Denis was told, in a ruling handed down Thursday, that she must identify the sources she used for a story that ...
Every year South African investigative journalists are recognised for their hard work when the winners of the Taco Kuiper Award for Investigative Journalism are ... But never has it been clearer how important a free press, skilled investigative reporters and the support of brave editors is to a democracy, ...
Cambridge Analytica expose: key revelations of investigative journalists. 10:00, 20 March 2018. World. 105. Comments. The UK Government has called on both Facebook and Cambridge Analytica to co-operate with an investigation launched by the UK's Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham, who will seek a ...

"When journalists stand together it's a very powerful force," said Marina Walker Guevara, an award-winning investigative reporter and deputy director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), a network of more than 200 reporters and 100 media organizations in 70 countries who ...
In 2015, the World Health Organization deemed glyphosate—the world's most widely used herbicide and the primary weed-killing chemical in Monsanto's Roundup—a probable human carcinogen. (Image: activistpost.com). Editor's Note: In the following interview, for Acres U.S.A., Tracy Frisch interviews ...
Slovak National Uprising Square on Friday. Police say Jan Kuciak's death was 'most likely' connected to his work. Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images. Tens of thousands of Slovaks have rallied to demand the resignation of prime minister Robert Fico's government following the murder of a journalist ...
Tens of thousands of Slovaks rallied in the capital, Bratislava, on March 9 to demand a thorough investigation into the killings of a journalist and his fiancee and to call for an end to corruption in the EU and NATO country. They were the largest demonstrations since the 1989 Velvet Revolution that brought ...
Thailand has a “strong investigative reporting culture,” said Prangtip Daorueng, an investigative reporter and a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. But attacks against freedom of expression in the recent years have been crippling. “Cruel April” and “Savage May,” as Thai ...
FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 file photo, people take part in a silent protest march in memory of murdered journalist Jan Kuciak and his girlfriend Martina Kusnirova in Bratislava, Slovakia. In the wake of an unprecedented slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee, Slovakia turned in ...
Wauwatosa East High School graduate Jeremy Scahill returned to his alma mater on Wednesday for a ceremony in honor of his professional accomplishments. Scahill, is an investigative reporter, war correspondent, producer and author of the documentary based on The New York Times bestseller "Dirty ...
Jeremy Scahill — an investigative reporter, war correspondent and former UW System student — spoke Tuesday evening about the current state of the media and the importance of holding governmental organizations accountable. Scahill, an award winning journalist for the national security outlet The ...
The recent murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee in Slovakia shook the country to its core. In his writings, Kuciak was uncovering connections between the Italian mafia group known as the 'Ndrangheta and the country's public administration. The Italian crime syndicate has been ...
The media fraternity is mourning the passing of veteran journalist, Teddy Seezi Cheeye, whose controversial career ended in a hit and run motorcycle (boda-boda) accident at Nakawa on Thursday. Recalling his journey in the newsroom, senior journalists say that Cheeye has left a mark in the journalism ...
Thousands of Slovaks are attending a national rally to honor an investigative journalist shot dead last week along with his partner. ... Roberti said the 'ndrangheta, based in southern Italy, might have killed investigative reporter Jan Kuciak and his partner in Slovakia because "there was no other way to ...
A specialist on organized-crime investigations since 1974, best-selling author and independent investigative journalist Dan E. Moldea has published seven ... Her partner for this investigation was Paul Lieberman, a respected veteran investigative reporter who worked in the New York bureau of the Los ...
Candles in memory of murdered investigative journalist Jan Kuciak are seen in Trencin, Slovakia, february 26, 2018. A group of 14 editors-in-chief of Slovak publications released a statement calling on the state to solve the case and help to safeguard journalists' work. President of Slovakia Andrej Kiska ...
“Despite the tolerant environment, some Slovak officials have expressed great displeasure with the work of investigative reporters such as Kuciak,” the Washington Post wrote in its report. “Among them are Slovakia's prime minister, Robert Fico, who in 2016 referred to some domestic journalists as “dirty ...
Five months after Maltese reporter and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed by a car bomb, another investigative journalist has been assassinated in Europe. Jan Kuciak, who was killed along with his girlfriend in Slovakia, had also been investigating business transactions on the island.
ProPublica Investigative Reporter, Topher Sanders, was invited to talk with Savannah State University students on Wednesday February 21, 2018. The topics that were ... great investigative journalist.” Sanders ended with his advice to any aspiring journalist who wanted to become investigative reporters.
(PRAGUE) — A Slovak investigative reporter and his girlfriend were shot dead in their home in an attack likely linked to his reporting on tax evasion, Slovakia's top police official said Monday. The bodies of 27-year-old Jan Kuciak and his partner were found on Sunday evening in their house in the town of ...
Mike Deeson might have retired from the local television news, but he isn't done with reporting. And he says he's following up on a story that he's chased since 2012: Does Sonya Little, the city's chief financial officer, live in the city as required by Tampa's charter? His company, Deeson Media, filed a lawsuit ...
For decades, Zwerdling was one of NPR's most essential investigative journalists, a familiar voice whose reportage could prompt policy changes and congressional inquiries. But, as he noted in an interview last year, when he was a freelance reporter getting recruited to the network, he didn't exactly expect ...
A Russian investigative journalist who wrote about mercenaries in Syria has died following a suspicious fall from his fifth-floor balcony, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported Sunday. 26910763 1530933433694166 307192975668033934 o copy Investigative reporter Maksim Borodin was ...
But as the Internet and cable TV networks started making devastating inroads over print journalism, the industry has become increasingly irrelevant as millions of Americans get their news from social media and late-night talk-show monologues. Investigative journalist Mark Ebner stands out from that pack ...
Charlotte Huffman is an SMU alumnus whose investigative reporting is making an impact in Dallas; her stories are catching the attention of elected officials and changing laws. Huffman does not just want to tell you what happened, she wants to tell you why it happened. With a penchant for data analysis ...
St Petersburg's Internet Research Agency -- AKA "The Troll Factory" -- is in the news since Robert Mueller indicted 13 of its employees, but it first came to public attention in 2013, when investigative reporters working for the independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta revealed that the agency was working to ...
Las Vegas Review-Journal Investigative Reporter Anita Hassan won the prestigious Charles E. Green Star Award for Investigative Report of the Year from the Headliners Foundation of Texas for a series she wrote last year about a serial rapist in Houston who avoided prosecution for nearly a decade.
South African investigative journalists and civil society played a crucial role in bringing a country in the clutches of patronage networks back from the brink. ... But never has it been clearer how important a free press, skilled investigative reporters and the support of brave editors is to a democracy, ...
In 2016, reporters from The Indianapolis Star began publishing the “Out of Balance” investigative series that looked into years of sexual abuse allegations involving the USA Gymnastics organization. The investigation helped uncover the crimes of Larry Nassar, an athletic doctor at USA Gymnastics and ...
Slovakian President Andrej Kiska has called for sweeping changes to the government or snap elections, following the murder of an investigative journalist that shocked the country, a call swiftly rejected by the prime minister. “I can see two solutions: a profound change to government or early elections,” ...
A Slovakian investigative journalist and his partner have been shot dead in an incident police say was linked to his work. Jan Kuciak died in a double murder that has stunned the small central-European country, which is unaccustomed to violent crime and attacks on the press. Tibor Gaspar, the head of ...
Investigative Journalist Sonia Shah will speak at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in UCB room 100. Shah has authored critically acclaimed books on science, human rights and international politics. Shah's talk centers around her new book, Pandemics: Tracking ...
Bringing Theater and Investigative Reporters to You. Here are the places ProPublica Illinois and Free Street Theater will be visiting. Will we see you there? by Terry Parris Jr. and Logan Jaffe, ProPublica, and Coya Paz, Free Street Theater. Feb. 23, 4 a.m. CST. Photo composite: Newsroom photo: Logan Jaffe/ProPublica ...
The origin of the infamous “fake news” phrase hurled back-and-forth between mainstream media outlets and President Donald Trump appears to have been uncovered by an investigative journalist. At a recent TedX Talk at the University of Nevada, investigative journalist and author Sharyl Attkisson ...
An award-winning journalist and author, Graff addressed a room of many students and staff members on topics surrounding the #MeToo moment in an event sponsored by the Northwestern University Women's Center on Jan. 19. Currently the managing editor of "The Monkey Cage" at the Washington Post, ...
Sharyl Attkisson (journalist) If you think the concept of "fake news" started with Donald Trump, you'd be wrong. As it turns out, so-called "progressives" got the ball rolling – and it came back to bite them. It didn't take long for the mainstream media to start trying to dismantle President Trump. On Inauguration ...


 

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