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This month in investigative journalism

Posted: April 2, 2018 | Tags: journalism

The Investigative Reporting Workshop is proud of all the work our fellow nonprofit newsrooms across the country are accomplishing. Here are a few samples of their latest work. 

Texas Tribune

  • A March 26 article from the Texas Tribune tracked suspensions in the state’s school system, some for students as young as 4 years old. The investigation found the suspensions were disproportionately affecting students who are racial minorities.

Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR)

  • A March 26 article from the CIR found multiple states  are putting voter information at risk by using an ineffective system to uncover voter fraud.


  • A March 28 article described the chief investigative counsel for the Senate judiciary committee in the Russia case and his background in anti-Muslim blogging.
  • A March 27 article discussed how an additional Census question about citizenship could decrease responses from undocumented immigrants.

Center for Public Integrity

  • A March 29 article examined whether the payment to Stormy Daniels counts as an illegal contribution to President Trump’s campaign.
  • A March 26 article focused on slow-moving EPA legislation designed to ban a dangerous paint-stripper from public use.
  • A March 6 article charted how many women hold elected office across all 50 states.

New England Center for Investigative Reporting

  • A March 20 article detailed the increasing number of suicides in Massachusetts prisons.

Philippine Center for Investigative Reporting

Kudos to our fellow nonprofit newsrooms and their excellent reporting. Please check out our website for more cutting-edge investigative reporting, including our March 8 article about the recent discussion about arming teachers.

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