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by Jim Heaney


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Tom Toles

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Toles to headline iPost fundraiser

Tom Toles was a Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist when he left Buffalo nearly 12 yeas ago to succeed the legendary Herblock at The Washington Post. Then a funny thing happened: He picked up the drum sticks and became a drummer in a rock ‘n’ roll band. Two of them, eventually. His one band, “Suspicious Package,” plays mostly […]


The State of Investigative Post, 2014

Investigative Post recently celebrated its second anniversary and I want to use the occasion to recap the past year and provide a peek of what lies ahead in 2014. When I contemplated leaving The Buffalo News several years ago I wrestled with the prospect of losing the platform that comes with writing for the largest […]


iPost upgrades mobile site

Investigative Post’s new mobile format is now video friendly. Our reports that air on WGRZ, 2 On Your Side, can be viewed on our mobile format that we rolled out last month.The upgrade is part of our continuing efforts to improve our digital presentation. Our digital agency at Bicycle Creative has reformatted the site to fit a […]


Investigative Post among grant recipients

A large grant obtained by a coalition of progressive organizations in Buffalo includes funding for Investigative Post. The Open Society Foundation, funded by billionaire George Soros, has selected Buffalo, San Diego and Puerto Rico for two-year grants of $1.9 million each. Organizations in the three regions will be candidates for additional funding of up to […]


Investigative Post going mobile

Attention smartphone users: Investigative Post is now available in a mobile friendly format. The upgrade is the first of several steps we’re taking to improve our digital presentation. Our digital agency at Bicycle Creative has reformatted the site to fit a smartphone screen and ease navigation. It makes for much easier viewing of stories, photos […]


Investigative Post and WGRZ grow partnership

Buffalo News television critic Alan Pergament reports a new contract that calls for more Investigative Post stories on WGRZ. Ch. 2 President Jim Toellner lauded iPost for doing “an extremely good job” and told The News: “In partnership with Investigative Post, we’re able to do deep and intensive investigations.”


iPost seeking development director

Investigative Post is seeking a development director to help us grow our organization into the preeminent source of watchdog journalism in Buffalo and Western New York. Investigative Post has attracted significant donor support during its two years of operation thanks in part to the quality of its journalism and the high profile it has established […]


Gallagher Beach exposé voted top story

Readers voted Dan Telvock’s story on potentially contaminated water at a proposed state beach as Investigative Post’s story of the year. The story, which aired Oct. 3 on WGRZ and published in Artvoice and on, garnered 37 percent of votes in an online poll. Telvock reported that the beach, off Route 5 in South Buffalo, […]