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Announcing the 2014 IRE Awards

IRE is proud to announce the winners and finalists of the 2014 IRE Awards contest. 

"This year's entries show groundbreaking investigative journalism is being produced at all levels, from a small Oregon weekly to the nation's largest newspapers, non-profits and broadcasters,” said Ziva Branstetter, chair of the IRE Contest Committee. “The entries had impact in their communities and across the country, prompting campaign finance reforms, investigations and resignations as well as better care for veterans.

"The entries also show several important trends continue to grow,” Branstetter said. “Journalists are finding inventive ways to tell stories on multiple platforms ...

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2012 Philip Meyer Award winners announced

Three major investigative reports that used social science research methods to: Shine a light on Medicare billing errors and abuses; expose how the Medicaid system steered patients to use methadone; and revealed how race and privilege trumped justice in the granting of  pardons were named today as winners of the 2012 Philip Meyer Journalism Award.

First place is awarded to “Cracking the Codes” by Fred Schulte, Joe Eaton, David Donald and Gordon Witkin of The Center for Public Integrity. The series documented how thousands of medical professionals have steadily billed Medicare for more complex and costly health care over ...

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