Posted on 03 December 2013 in Latest, News about WCIJ, WisWatch Blog
The award-winning Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is seeking applicants for three paid summer internships. The interns will report on investigative stories and may use other skills, including photography and data analysis and visualization, to produce investigative coverage.
Posted on 02 December 2013 in Latest, WisWatch Blog
Richard Tapscott, a major figure in Iowa journalism and original member of the Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism board of directors, died Sunday at age 65. At the the Iowa Center, which is modeled after the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, Tapscott served as the board’s vice president.
Posted on 01 August 2013 in News about WCIJ, WisWatch Blog
The Evjue Foundation, the charitable arm of The Capital Times, has awarded the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism a major grant to support its award-winning investigative reporting and training of young journalists. The $20,000 gift is the largest single donation received from a Wisconsin donor since WCIJ began operating in 2009.
Posted on 30 June 2013 in Government, Latest, Money & Politics, News about WCIJ, WisWatch Blog
A summary of what happened, news coverage and the Center’s response to the budget provision that would have evicted the Center from the University of Wisconsin.
Posted on 21 June 2013 in Government, Latest, News about WCIJ
The Center’s eviction is now in Walker’s court. Both houses of the state Legislature have declined to ax a state budget provision that would evict the Center from the University of Wisconsin and bar UW employees from working with it as part of their duties.
Posted on 10 June 2013 in Latest, Money & Politics Column
The Legislature’s action, wrote Hall, would “diminish opportunities for students” and “limit the freedoms of faculty members to determine how best to teach.”
Posted on 25 April 2013 in Latest, News about WCIJ, WisWatch Blog
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism and MinnPost are receiving a major grant from The Joyce Foundation to support reporting on key issues in their neighboring states. The $100,000 grant from the Chicago-based foundation, to be split by the two nonprofit news organizations, will fund coverage of political reform, environmental protection and gun violence issues in Wisconsin, as well as political reform in Minnesota.
Posted on 11 July 2012 in Latest, News about WCIJ, WisWatch Blog
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have won a national award for their collaborative efforts to produce investigative reporting. The Associated Press Media Editors’ first Innovator of the Year for College Students award cites the Center and school, which since 2009 have collaborated in classrooms and through paid internships.