IRW’s Accountability Project now includes two decades of searchable federal spending data, recently expanded to include all contracts and financial assistance awarded by the federal government since FY2001.
ESPN’s Dwayne Bray leads a panel discussion titled “Charting a Path: How to Bring Diverse Approaches to Investigative Projects.”
The Accountability Project is a one-stop shop for anyone wanting to search across a wide array of data that often has been acquired using open-records laws or obtained directly from agency sites.
Requesting and parsing public documents have always been integral parts of the investigative reporter’s toolkit, but COVID-19 has made the process even more difficult.
The documentary “Athlete A” has brought new attention to The Indianapolis Star’s investigations into systemic sexual abuse at USA Gymnastics and by sports doctor Larry Nassar.
Over the course of 2020, the Investigative Reporting Workshop produced 20 investigations into subject areas we’ve focused on since we began publishing 11 years ago: Banking, immigration, health and the environment.
Since The Washington Post published “A crisis in campus care” this month, an extensive examination into the health care available to college students, dozens of undergraduates, alumni, parents and faculty have shared on social media and with the Post how their own interactions with their on-campus clinics mirror the findings of the year-long investigation.
The Small Business Administration has announced the latest in a string of changes regarding the agency’s plans to release detailed data on its Paycheck Protection Program loans.
One of the hallmarks of investigative journalism is giving people information they need before they know they need it. That’s how IRW’s drinking water project began taking shape back in 2014, when problems in the nation’s drinking water systems started cropping up.
Executive Editor Charles Lewis was the keynote speaker on May 28, 2020, for the presentation of the TRACE awards for investigative reporting. TRACE helps companies conduct business ethically and in compliance with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act and other anti-bribery legislation. This year’s top prizes went to: • Renee Dudley, of ProPublica, …