Top stories and key developments since Investigative Post launched on Feb. 22, 2012. Storify produced by Jeremy Izzio.
This is the time of year everyone from the president to the mayor makes “the state of …” speeches. I’ll spare you the sound of my voice, but I do want to take stock of Investigative Post on this, the first year anniversary of our launch. We’ve had a good first year. A very good [...]
Joshua Sterns went looking for a couple of non-profit news organizations to donate to. He’s got a bird’s eye view of the press as journalism and public media campaign director of Free Press, a national media reform organization. He cast his net yet wider by soliciting suggestions from readers via his blog, on which he wrote: We are at [...]
Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney and WGRZ reporter Aaron Saykin will provide election night results and analysis starting at 8:30 p.m. via a live webcast on WGRZ.com. We’ll focus on local races, including the Congressional race pitting Kathy Hochul and Chris Collins, and the state Senate contest involving Mark Grisanti, Mike Amodeo and Chuck Swanick.
Investigative Post will launch a three-part series today (Thursday) on recycling in Buffalo that starts with WGRZ’s evening newscast. Part 1 deals with the city’s struggling recycling program. Coverage, in addition to a story on Ch.2, will include an in-depth piece published on investigativepost.org and an excerpt in Artvoice. Part 2, which will air and [...]
By Jeremy Izzio More watchdog, less lapdog. That’s the prescription David Cay Johnston, president of Investigative Reporters and Editors, offered for American journalism Tuesday to an audience of about 140 people at Burchfield Penny Art Center. Johnston, a Pulitzer Prize winner and best selling author, headed a panel to consider “The State of Investigative Reporting” [...]
Investigative Post is hosting a panel discussion Tuesday evening on “The State of Investigative Reporting” at the Burchfield Penny Art Center. The panel features David Cay Johnston, a former Pultizer Prize winner with The New York Times and president of Investigative Reporters & Editors. Other speakers include Jeff Woodard, news director of WGRZ, 2 On [...]
The economic decline of mainstream news outlets has lead to major cost cutting at newspapers and television stations, limiting their capacity to produce investigative reporting that is vital to our democracy. Yet advances in technology and research provide reporters more tools than ever to produce and distribute their work. Against this backdrop, Investigative Post, a [...]