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and analysis.

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by Jim Heaney

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by Dan Telvock

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and commentary

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 […]

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 […]

Jun
05

iPost reporting cited for excellence

The New York State Associated Press Association has honored Investigative Post for its reporting on two environmental stories. The AP selected Looking for Lead  (in all the wrong places) as the best investigative television story for midsized markets. The three-story package documented Buffalo’s failure to test for lead in the drinking water of inner-city neighborhoods […]

Feb
22

Five years on for Investigative Post

Today marks a milestone for Investigative Post: We celebrate our fifth year in business. We launched with what turned out to be a prophetic story: an analysis of what was then a fledgling program known as the Buffalo Billion. I quoted experts offering advice on how to make smart use of the money and cautioning […]

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 […]

Jan
01

Lead poisoning probe tops reader poll

Dan Telvock’s reporting on Buffalo’s slipshod methods for testing drinking water for lead was voted by readers as Investigative Post’s top story of 2016. Looking for lead (in all the wrong places) edged out an investigation by Charlotte Keith into the awarding of a Buffalo Billion contract whose dynamics that bore a striking resemblance to the […]