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Buffalo’s ailing inner-city

Buffalo is not immune to the social problems that have produced conflict in Ferguson, Baltimore and other urban centers, two prominent African American leaders said Wednesday at a luncheon hosted by Investigative Post. “Can there be a Ferguson or a Baltimore in Buffalo? Absolutely,” said Rev. Darius Pridgen, pastor of True Bethel Baptist Church and […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


Help wanted: Reporter to cover iPost events

Investigative Post is seeking a free-lance correspondent who can cover our event series that kicks off later this month. Work involves a handful of assignments a month. We’re looking for someone with a journalism background who can write, use social media and shoot and edit video and still photos. (In short, a backpack journalist.) Note: […]


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 […]