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Dec
19

Vote for best Investigative Post story of 2017

Investigative Post produced another bumper crop of hard-hitting stories in 2017. The best ones? We’ll leave that up to you readers to decide. Dan Telvock continued his relentless coverage of lead poisoning in Buffalo’s inner-city, radioactive contamination in Niagara County and pollution along Scajaquada Creek. Charlotte Keith exposed yet more wrongdoing and broken promises involving […]

Dec
09

Podcast: Reporters discuss government obstruction

This edition of Investigative Postcast features a Dec. 4 panel discussion on the growing hostility towards the press, and the public’s right to know, from the White House to the State House to City Hall. Panelists included Jerry Zremski, Washington bureau chief of The Buffalo News, Jimmy Vielkind, Albany bureau chief of Politico New York, and Steve Brown, […]

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Nov
09

iPost kicks off fundraising campaign

Want to double the value of your charitable donation? Investigative Post has a deal for you. Donations of up to $1,000 made through the end of this year are eligible for a dollar-for-dollar match under News Match, a national campaign to provide grassroots support for 501(c)(3) nonprofit news organizations like Investigative Post.  Donors who contribute at […]

Nov
05

iPost event to consider media under Trump

A lot has been made about President Trump’s attacks on the press, but politicians have been acting to thwart reporters and undermine the public’s right to know long before the president took office. The challenges confronting the press will be the topic of a Dec. 4 panel discussion at Big Ditch Brewing Co. hosted by […]

Oct
19

Sarah Cohen talks journalism on WBFO

Pulitzer Prize winner Sarah Cohen, late of The New York Times, talks with WBFO about investigative reporting. Cohen, now a Knight chair in data journalism at Arizona State University, is keynote speaker at tonight’s benefit dinner hosted by Investigative Post.    

Aug
31

More honors for Telvock, Investigative Post

The environmental reporting of Dan Telvock has been cited for excellence in two national journalism contests. His reporting that documented the disparity in Buffalo’s testing program for lead in drinking water won first place for interactive news by the National Association of Black Journalists. One of the chief findings of his report was that the testing […]

Jul
31

Toles, Outlyers rock for Investigative Post

How could a show capped by “Wooly Bully” not be a winner? Investigative Post hosted a very successful fundraiser Friday at Sportsmen’s Tavern that featured Tom Toles and The Outlyers. Toles and The Outlyers – John F. Brady, Cathy Carfagna, Jim Celeste, Tom Fischer and David Meinzer – played two rousing sets totaling 36 songs. Maryalice Demler, news anchor at […]

Jul
25

Investigative Post announces benefit dinner

Investigative Post is hosting its second annual gala Oct. 19, featuring a Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times editor as keynote speaker. Sarah Cohen is a Buffalo native whose career has included editing stints at both The Times and Washington Post. She is the immediate past president of Investigative Reporters and Editors, the world’s largest […]