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IRE members recognized in 2015 Pulitzer Prizes

Several members of Investigative Reporters and Editors were among journalists recognized in the 2015 Pulitzer Prizes on Monday.

  • The Post and Courier of Charleston, SC won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for "Till Death Do Us Part," a series that looked at a deadly trend of domestic violence against women. IRE members Doug Pardue, Glenn Smith and Natalie Caula Hauff contributed to the investigation.
  • The staff of the Seattle Times won the Breaking News Reporting award for their coverage of a landslide that killed 43 people. IRE members Mike Baker, Ken Armstrong, Hal Bernton, Justin Mayo, Jim Neff, Cheryl ...
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IRE members honored with Peabody Awards

Several members of Investigative Reporters and Editors were named 2014 Peabody Award winners. To learn more about the awards, click here.

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IRE members honored with Polk awards

The winners of the 2014 George Polk Awards in Journalism, announced Sunday by Long Island University, included several IRE members. The awards honor special achievement in journalism, particularly in the areas of investigative and enterprise reporting. The following IRE members were honored in this year’s awards:

Listen to Dennis Wagner discuss his coverage of the Phoenix VA on the IRE Radio Podcast
  • Rania Abouzeid, an independent journalist writing for Politico Magazine, received the foreign reporting award for “The Jihad Next Door.” Read the story.
  • Dennis Wagner of The Arizona Republic was recognized in the military reporting category for his ...
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2014 Philip Meyer Award winners announced

IRE is proud to announce the 2014 Philip Meyer Award winners.

Three data-driven investigative reports were named today as winners of the 2014 Philip Meyer Journalism Award. The projects, using social science research methods, revealed how tens of billions of dollars were being used improperly by the Medicare Advantage system; discovered that temporary workers are increasingly being used to fill some of America’s dirtiest and more dangerous jobs with few, if any benefits; and exposed that government at all levels remains unable or unwilling to address the problem of rising sea levels while continuing to incentivize growth in those ...

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Don't forget to enter 2014 IRE Awards

It's time to consider entering your best work into the IRE Awards. Among the most prestigious in journalism, the IRE Awards recognize outstanding investigative reporting across all media. Eligible entries must have been published or aired between January 1 and December 31, 2014. The deadline for submissions is January 9, 2015.

How to enter the IRE Awards: You can now enter the IRE Awards contest online. You must be a current member to enter the IRE Awards. If you are not a member, you can join online. Once you are registered and logged in on our website you will ...

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Several IRE members win 2015 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Awards

Congratulations to the several IRE members who recently were recognized with 2015 duPont-Columbia Awards. Their hard work and dedication to good investigative journalism helps keep the public informed and educated on important topics that affect their daily lives and communities.

Wendy Halloran, Mark Phillips, Bryan West and Mark Casey, along with colleagues at KPNX 12 News in Phoenix, for "Raked Over the Coals." The team doggedly pursued and refuted claims that the city’s arson squad had the highest arson clearance rate of any major U.S. city’s fire department.

Madeleine Baran, Mike Cronin, Tom Scheck and the team ...

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Enter your best investigative work in the 2014 IRE Awards

It’s that time of year again – time to consider entering your best work into the IRE Awards. Among the most prestigious in journalism, the IRE Awards recognize outstanding investigative reporting across all media. Eligible entries must have been published or aired between January 1 and December 31, 2014. The deadline for submissions is January 9, 2015.

How to enter the IRE Awards: You can now enter the IRE Awards contest online. You must be a current member to enter the IRE Awards. If you are not a member, you can join online. Once you are registered and logged in ...

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U.S. Navy, Missouri and Oklahoma governors win Golden Padlock Award

Investigative Reporters and Editors has named the U.S. Navy and the governors of Oklahoma and Missouri as winners of its second-annual Golden Padlock Award recognizing the most secretive U.S. agency or individual.

The U.S. Navy FOIA office was named a winner for blocking access to records about a deadly shooting rampage in Washington, D.C. that killed 12 people last year. After the September 2013 massacre at the US Navy’s Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., the Navy circled the wagons, especially when WRC-TV reporter Scott MacFarlane submitted FOIA requests for images, videos and security-related memos ...

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IRE members recognized in 2014 Pulitzer Prizes

Several members of Investigative Reporters and Editors were among journalists recognized in the 2014 Pulitzer Prizes on Monday.

The Washington Post and The Guardian US won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for their work exposing secret surveillance by the National Security Agency. Several IRE members contributed to the reporting.

Chris Hamby of The Center for Public Integrity won for Investigative Reporting for “his reports on how some lawyers and doctors rigged a system to deny benefits to coal miners stricken with black lung disease, resulting in remedial legislative efforts.”

Will Hobson and Michael LaForgia of the Tampa Bay Times ...

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Announcing the 2013 IRE Awards

The winners of the 2013 IRE Awards provided unprecedented insight into the ways in which the government deploys technology in surveillance programs with a shockingly wide net. They used deep sourcing to overcome government roadblocks and uncover atrocities and corruption. They fought and won precedent-setting victories in open records battles to shine light on increasingly opaque government agencies. They exposed threats to children, uncovered financial malfeasance, highlighted government waste and tracked hidden assets across the globe.

Ziva Branstetter, chair of IRE's Contest Committee, said the winners show that powerful investigative journalism is being published, aired and posted at all ...

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