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and analysis.

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by Jim Heaney

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by Dan Telvock

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and commentary

Feb
02

Politicians who keep their campaign cash

Jan
06

Top iPost story: Cost of police misconduct

The cost to city taxpayers of police misconduct — $11.9 million in legal settlements since 2015 — has been selected by readers as Investigative Post’s best story of 2020. The story by Phil Gambini cited 16 settlements that cost the city treasury up to $4.5 million to settle. Most involve excessive use of force or […]

Jan
02

Investigative Post adds two reporters

Investigative Post has added two reporters to our staff. Mark Scheer joins us from the Niagara Gazette and Lockport Union-Sun & Journal, where he served as regional news director. Layne Dowdall begins a fellowship following her graduation from St. Bonaventure University. Our reporting staff has typically included three reporters in recent years. The addition of […]

Dec
28

Meet our new board members

Investigative Post has added five members to its board of directors who represent a cross-section of the community. New members include: Sarah Cohen, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has worked at The Washington Post and New York Times, and who presently teaches data journalism at Arizona State University. Samuel Savarino, owner and CEO of Savarino […]

Dec
12

Vote for our top story of the year

Investigative Post has produced 220 stories and other pieces of content in 2020. Our work has ranged from in-depth investigations, follow-up stories and blog posts to podcasts and radio interviews.  Our reporting this year covered topics ranging from misconduct by Buffalo police and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, to the health and economic impacts of the […]

Nov
08

iPost launches two fundraising drives

Investigative Post has launched its annual fundraising drive and this year there are two reasons to donate to Buffalo’s nonprofit investigative reporting center. For starters, donations of up to $1,000 will be matched. Donors get to double their money.  In addition, donations will not only underwrite our current operation but be put towards funding a […]

Oct
12

Help wanted: muckraking reporters

We’re in the hunt for a couple of experienced muckraking reporters. We’re seeking job candidates with investigative reporting skills and experience producing, or a willingness to learn to produce, stories for online, television and radio. Newspaper, television and radio experience are all valued, as are data skills. Reporting and writing skills are paramount. A minimum […]

Sep
29

Merrill elected president of Investigative Post

Dr. Michael Merrill has been elected president of the board of directors of Investigative Post. Merrill is medical director, clinical performance management, with Independent Health. Before attending medical school, he worked as a newspaper reporter for three years after graduating from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. “Investigative Post is the most important nonprofit […]