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Feb 22

2012

What to expect

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Investigative Post is going to be a work in progress for the foreseeable future. This a primer on our website and how else you can follow our work. investigativepost.org will be updated daily during the work week with at least a couple of new items every morning. Our most substantial, in-depth content will be investigations, analyses and follow-up stories, which will be featured at the top of our home page. The frequency of these pieces will vary; starting out, we hope to post a major piece at least every couple of weeks. The frequency will increase as we add staff.[...]

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Feb 22

2012

WNED interview

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Interview with Jim Heaney about the launch of Investigative Post and his story on Gov. Cuomo’s $1 billion plan for WNY economy.

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Feb 22

2012

WBFO interview

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Interview with Jim Heaney about the launch of Investigative Post and his story on Gov. Cuomo’s $1 billion plan for WNY economy.

Posted 11 years ago

Feb 21

2012

Introducing Investigative Post

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An investigative reporting center involving some of the biggest names in Buffalo journalism opened for business Feb. 22. Investigative Post is collaborating with major media outlets and university journalism programs to produce and distribute investigations and analyses on the major issues confronting Buffalo and Western New York. Jim Heaney, a veteran investigative reporter formerly with The Buffalo News, is spearheading the venture as editor and executive director. “We’re going to produce hard-nosed investigations and in-depth analyses intended to help shape the debate over how to get this community back on its feet,” said Heaney, a former Pulitzer Prize finalist who[...]

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Feb 21

2012

Introducing Joe Friday

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For those of you old enough to remember, Joe Friday was the business-like police detective on the Dragnet television series that aired in the 1950s and ‘60s. No matter your age, you’ll recognize the theme song. Detective Sergeant Friday’s signature line was “just the facts, ma’am,” uttered dispassionately as he interviewed witnesses and victims. Our version of Joe Friday also focuses on “just the facts.” On a weekly basis,Investigative Post will post a series of facts on a given topic, based on hard data or other credible sources. No long narrative, no commentary, no quotes. Just the undisputed facts. Readers[...]

Posted 11 years ago