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Investigative Post partnering with WBFO

Investigative Post has added WBFO, Buffalo’s NPR News station, to its growing roster of media partners. Investigative Post will produce in-depth stories and provide analysis on breaking news stories covered by WBFO. Investigative Post reporters will also appear on “Press Pass,” which features interviews with journalists from local media outlets. “Our partnership with WBFO adds […]


iPost launches event series, membership drive

Investigative Post has launched a membership program that seeks community support for our award-winning watchdog journalism. A membership for 2016 not only provides Investigative Post with the resources it needs to continue producing hard-hitting, high-impact stories, but purchases a season pass to our “At Issue” event series that launches Oct. 26. “Talk is cheap. Investigative […]


State relents on Buffalo Billion records

I interrupt the state’s incessant stonewalling of my efforts to use public records to track the Buffalo Billion program to report some progress. Cuomo administration officials, for more than a year, refused to release documents related to the selection of LPCiminelli to develop SolarCity’s sprawling plant in South Buffalo. The SUNY Research Foundation and the […]


iPost adds “revenue doctor” to its board

Investigative Post has added Kevin Davis, an internationally recognized authority on non-profit newsrooms, to its board of directors. The Investigative Post board also re-elected David Cay Johnston as president at its annual meeting July 14. Johnston is a Pulitzer Prize winner and the past president of Investigative Reporters & Editors. Robert Skerker was re-elected vice […]


A good time for a good cause

Take a local media icon and put him behind a drum kit. Team him with one of the city’s preeminent roots-rock bands. Add legendary guest performers. Showcase all this talent in Buffalo’s premier music club. What you get is “News, Brews & Rock ‘n’ Roll,” a unique, entertaining night of music July 22 at the Sportsmen’s […]


Heaney discusses transparency with WGRZ

Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney talks about transparency, and the lack thereof in the Cuomo administration, in an interview last Friday with WGRZ’s Michael Wooten. The interview was precipitated by a “transparency summit” sponsored by the governor and the announcement that his administration was revising a policy that had lead to many state emails being […]


iPost sues over suppression of records

Investigative Post has sued a state development corporation so intent on withholding records involving the Buffalo Billion program that a leading state official likened efforts to obtain them under the Freedom of Information Law to an act of terrorism. Investigative Post has asked the State Supreme Court to rule on whether the Fort Schuyler Management […]


Speakers want more autonomy for city schools

A longer school day. More freedom for schools to make their own decisions. Redefining success through alternative paths to graduation. Those were among the issues panelists discussed at a happy hour event Wednesday sponsored by Investigative Post. Asked what one thing they would change about the city’s schools, all three speakers  mentioned more autonomy for schools in […]