Description:

A program of Investigative Reporters and Editors Inc. (IRE) and the Missouri School of Journalism. NICAR is a nonprofit, journalism service organization. Our policy prohibits us from selling data to non-journalists. Data is sold at or below costs to journalism organizations or individuals for legitimate journalism uses only.

Begun:

1989 (The original name was the Missouri Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting (MICAR), changed to NICAR in 1994)

Website:http://data.nicar.org/node/65
Office Location:141 Neff Annex, Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, MO
Structure:

A project of the Missouri School of Journalism

Founder:

Elliot Jaspin

Executive Director:

IRE executive director Mark Horvit also oversees NICAR.

Approximate number of full-time staff:

2

Number with prior professional journalism experience:

2

Annual operating budget:

$1.5 million

Annual salaries posted, or accessible via 990 form:

No

Editorial/ethics policy statement:

No

Diversity statement:

No

IRS 990 form posted on website:

Not applicable (part of the Missouri School of Journalism)

Major donors disclosed:

Yes

INN Member:

Yes

Awards:

ICAR administers the Philip Meyer Journalism Award for the best journalism done using social science research methods.

Contact:

573-882-2042



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