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by Jim Heaney

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May
23

Spree magazine honors Investigative Post

Journalists normally cringe at being lauded as activists, but Buffalo Spree magazine has bestowed such an honor on us and we’ll take it. Western New York’s monthly magazine announced its “Best Of” awards last week and Investigative Post was selected “Best Activist Group” in a vote of readers. Here’s what Spree has to say about […]

May
05

Recognition for iPost’s Charlotte Keith

Charlotte Keith has been selected as a finalist for the Livingston Awards for Young Journalists, which honors the work of journalists in nation under the age of 35. Keith, a 24-year-old reporter for Investigative Post, is one of 28 finalists for local reporting based on her story last summer on continuing problems within the Erie […]

Apr
18

iPost, WGRZ win prestigious Murrow award

A team project by Investigative Post and WGRZ broadcast last year about Buffalo’s failure to solve most of its murder cases has won the Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative reporting. The project was selected as the best investigative work broadcast in small television markets in the New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey region by […]

Mar
11

Investigative Post seeking volunteers

Want to help Investigative Post? We’re seeking volunteers to assist our outreach and fundraising efforts. We are looking for individuals to update our database of donors and continue to build our mailing list of potential supporters. The work will involve research, including online search, and data entry. Part-time, flexible hours. If interested, please email Quinn […]

Jan
10

Investigation of landlord voted top story

Dan Telvock’s investigation into the checkered history of one of the city’s biggest landlords was voted Investigative Post’s best story of 2015 by readers in an online poll that concluded Friday. The story revealed that Greenleaf & Company, which is working with City Hall and Buffalo State officials to build off-campus student housing, has a history […]

Dec
28

Our top stories of 2015

We’re closing the books on our fourth year of muckraking, and a pretty good year it’s been. I’ll save the details for my annual “State of Investigative Post” that we’ll publish in February to mark our fourth anniversary. For right now I want to note stories that had particular impact in 2015 and ask you, […]

Dec
02

Buffalo’s incomplete, inequitable rebound

Has Buffalo really gotten its mojo back? That was the question posed by Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney during a panel discussion Tuesday at Allen Street Hardware attended by an overflow crowd of 80 people. The panelists were Newell Nussbaumer, editorial director of Buffalo Rising, Rocco Termini, president of Signature Development, and Henry Taylor, professor […]

Dec
02

WBFO report on iPost event

Avery Schneider of our partners at WBFO reports on Investigative Post’s panel discussion Tuesday that posed the question: “Is Buffalo really getting its mojo back?” Panelists included Henry L. Taylor of the University at Buffalo, developer Rocco Termini and Buffalo Rising Editorial Director Newell Nussbaumer. The panelists agreed that Buffalo has recovered to a degree, […]