Editor Jim Heaney, along with Geoff Kelly of Artvoice and S.J. Velasquez of The Buffalo News were interviewed for their take on writing for digital media. Heaney discussed the possibilities and challenges of digital story telling and running an investigative reporting center. “What we need to be, above all, is independent, aggressive and accurate,” he […]
Catharine Miles-Kania, an experienced fund-raiser and executive with one of the region’s leading social service providers, has joined Investigative Post’s board of directors. “It’s a pleasure to welcome Catharine Miles-Kania to our board of directors,” said board President Lee Coppola. “An accomplished professional, she brings a world of fund-raising and non-profit experience to our board. […]
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” […]