Investigations

Exposés, reports
and analysis.

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Muckraking blog
by Jim Heaney

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Environmental blog
by Dan Telvock

Tom Toles

Editorial cartoons
and commentary

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]