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CJR profiles student reporters’ crucial role at WisconsinWatch.org

The outstanding work of WisconsinWatch.org’s paid student interns is highlighted in a new report from Columbia Journalism Review, a widely watched industry publication.
“In just under two years, the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism has broken over twenty-five major stories, ranging from the increased dependence on immigrant labor in the dairy industry to the stories behind the alarmingly high [...]

Toolshed journalism: How we help newsrooms to help themselves

We love it when newsrooms steal our stuff and make it better. That’s what we’re here for.

Ethics report urges openness in nonprofit investigative centers

Nonprofit investigative newsrooms need to be open about their fundraising practices to protect the integrity of their journalism, according to a report released today by three journalism centers, including WisconsinWatch.org.

NEWS ABOUT US: Center awarded $75,000 matching grant by three foundations

The Challenge Fund for Journalism (CFJ), a consortium of the Ford, McCormick, and Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundations, announced the awards on Feb. 17.

VIDEO: Meet our staff, hear our story

Executive director Andy Hall and others talk about the Center’s creation and purpose.

WCIJ receives grant from Evjue Foundation

The charitable arm of Madison’s The Capital Times gives us $5,000.

Center hires staff, begins its work

The Center gets started on projects about government spending and transparency, immigration and criminal justice, among others.

Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation awards $100,000 grant

The Center gets its first major grant to report on government integrity and issues affecting the quality of life in Wisconsin.

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