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Feb 9

2024

Labor’s challenges and opportunities

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Watch our panel discussion on organized labor. Video by Garrett Looker. Regardless of who wins the presidential election in November, it will be incumbent on workers and union members to fight for better pay, schedules and working conditions. And that’s to say nothing about addressing the effects of climate change and rectifying social injustices. In other words: The labor movement is going to have to save itself. That was one of the big takeaways from Investigative Post’s panel discussion on the labor movement Wednesday night. President Joe Biden may be better for labor than Donald Trump and the Republicans, the panelists[...]

Posted 5 months ago

Jun 2

2023

Tickets on sale for our summer benefit concert

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Circle your calendar, buy your tickets, a popular summer concert tradition is returning after a pandemic hiatus!  Tom Toles and the Junkman’s Choir will play the Sportsmen’s Tavern the evening of Thursday, July 13, to benefit Investigative Post.   Toles, of course, is the Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoonist, late of The Washington Post and Buffalo News. (He presently serves on Investigative Post’s board of directors.)  “It’s exciting to restart the iPost Sportsmen’s summer concert series,” Toles said.  “It’s always a crazy fun gathering of great local musicians and a guest drummer/singer who is a joyful and unpredictable wild animal.[...]

Posted 1 year ago

Dec 7

2019

Spotlight reporter’s dismay over clerical abuse

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Matt Carroll has something to say about the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests. And he said it Wednesday here in Buffalo. He was a reporter on The Boston Globe Spotlight team that produced more than 600 stories on the topic in 2002-03. He and his colleagues won a Pulitzer Prize and were later the subject of the Academy Award winning film “Spotlight.” Carroll spoke to an audience of about 140 on Wednesday at an event at 166 Chandler sponsored by Investigative Post. Attendees included many people involved in the effort to reform the Buffalo diocese.  Carroll answered questions[...]

Posted 5 years ago

Nov 5

2019

iPost event features Spotlight reporter

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Western New York has learned, sadly, that scores of Catholic priests have sexually abused children over the past 60 years. It’s a scandal that has hit diocese after diocese across the nation, indeed, the world and it was first exposed by the Boston Globe’s Spotlight team in a Pulitzer Prize winning investigation in 2002. Matthew Carroll was one of four reporters on the Spotlight team and he will headline an Investigative Post event on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney will interview Carroll about the Globe’s investigation, the Academy Award winning movie it inspired, and the ongoing scandal[...]

Posted 5 years ago

May 7

2019

iPost announces three summer events

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Investigative Post has scheduled three events for this summer, capped by its popular benefit concert at Sportsmen’s Tavern featuring Tom Toles and The Outlyers. The Aug. 16 show will cap a summer that also includes two speaker panels at Big Ditch Brewing.  On Tuesday, June 4, Geoff Kelly, former editor of The Public and Artvoice, will discuss the past, present and future of the alternative press in Buffalo.  On Wednesday, July 17, two Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoonists, Toles and Adam Zyglis of the Buffalo News, will discuss their craft and current affairs at Big Ditch. Toles, editorial cartoonist with The[...]

Posted 5 years ago

Nov 7

2018

Upcoming event features Susan Arbetter

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The elections are behind us. So what does it all mean? Susan Arbetter, the popular host of The Capitol Pressroom, sorts it out with Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney this coming Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Burchfield Penney Art Center. There’s lots to consider. Female candidates did quite well. Democrats have gained control of the state Senate, along with every other arm of state government. The Democrats also take over the U.S. House of Representatives in January, providing a check of sorts on President Donald Trump. Republicans still hold the majority in the U.S. Senate. The event starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $10[...]

Posted 6 years ago

Jun 8

2018

Heaney interviews Judith Enck

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Judith Enck offers her blunt assessment of the Trump administration’s assault on the EPA, the Cuomo administration’s failure to pick up the slack at the state level, the danger posed by plastics to the environment and the need for people to vote during an interview June 6 at at the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site.

Posted 6 years ago

Nov 5

2017

iPost event to consider media under Trump

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A lot has been made about President Trump’s attacks on the press, but politicians have been acting to thwart reporters and undermine the public’s right to know long before the president took office. The challenges confronting the press will be the topic of a Dec. 4 panel discussion at Big Ditch Brewing Co. hosted by Investigative Post. Panelists include Jerry Zremski, Washington bureau chief of The Buffalo News, Jimmy Vielkind, Albany bureau chief of Politico New York, and Steve Brown, investigative reporter with WGRZ. “We should be alarmed by Trump’s efforts to undermine a free press, but don’t think he’s alone. There are plenty[...]

Posted 7 years ago
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