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Jul
23

Spree magazine honors iPost reporting staff

Buffalo’s best print reporters? The team at Investigative Post, according to Buffalo Spree magazine in its “best of” issue that just hit news stands. “Local reporting needs an occasional sharp edge; that edge is getting harder to find in WNY’s traditional media. That’s where Investigative Post steps in,” the magazine declares in its August issue. […]

Jun
19

Support Investigative Post’s criminal justice beat

Daniela Porat has written a string of eye-opening stories on problems within the Buffalo Police Department since she joined Investigative Post last August. Her reporting has provided a window into the criminal justice system and prompted a decision to launch a full-blown beat to cover policing, prosecution, the courts and incarceration. Investigative Post has launched a […]

Apr
24

National focus on Buffalo lead poisoning

Investigative Post has reported for years that Buffalo is Ground Zero for lead poisoning in upstate New York. But a new report by Reuters designates Buffalo as among the “most dangerous lead hotspots in America.” WGRZ’s Michael Wooten interviews Investigative Post reporter Dan Telvock about his investigations and how President Trump’s proposed cuts to lead programs could […]

Mar
29

Lackadasical vetting of subsidy seekers

This is the third part of a series that began Sunday. The full lineup of stories, columns and radio interviews can be found here » Craig Bernier had only been bagging grain at Harbor Point Minerals in Utica for a few months when the company started sending him inside its silos to “walk down” the […]

Jan
09

iPost seeking development officer

Interested in helping Investigative Post secure funding necessary to carry on its work? We’re seeking a development officer with a track record of building a strong donor and membership base. Job duties include: Prospecting and stewardship of major donors and corporate sponsors. Growing our small donor and membership base. Grant writing. Office administration. Coordinating efforts with […]

Jan
09

iPost event on Trump impact

Those fighting for social justice are understandably anxious on the cusp of Donald Trump’s inauguration as president. What’s in store and how should advocates of social justice respond? Investigative Post is hosting a panel discussion to consider those questions Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m., at Allen Street Hardware, 245 Allen Street. Editor Jim Heaney […]

Sep
28

Bharara: Support investigative journalism

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara on Tuesday acknowledged the role reporters played in bringing possible corruption in the Buffalo Billion program to his attention and underscored the importance of investigative reporting in cleaning up state government. Bharara told an audience attending an event sponsored by City & State New York that he launched his probe after the problems […]

Jun
28

Margaret Sullivan headlining iPost dinner

Investigative Post’s upcoming event season starts out with appearances by two prominent journalists, Margaret Sullivan of The Washington Post and Susan Arbetter of The Capitol Pressroom. Sullivan will be keynote speaker at Investigative Post’s inaugural benefit dinner Oct. 19 at the Hyatt Regency. Arbetter will discuss state politics and other issues Sept. 13 at the […]