About the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism

The nonpartisan, nonprofit Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is increasing the quality and quantity of investigative reporting in Wisconsin, while training current and future investigative journalists. Its work fosters an informed citizenry and strengthens democracy.


The Center is a member of the Trust Project, a global network of news organizations that has developed transparency standards to help news readers assess the quality and credibility of journalism.


The Center is also a member The Global Investigative Journalism Network, an international network of nonprofit organizations founded to support, promote and produce investigative journalism.


The Center is also a founding member of the Institute for Nonprofit News, a group of nonprofit journalism organizations that conduct investigative reporting in the public interest.

Standards and practices

What we do
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Ethics
Diversity
Fact-checking
Corrections and clarifications
Guidelines on use of unnamed sources
User agreement and privacy policy

Our people

Staff
Board of Directors
Journalism Advisory Board
Former interns and fellows: Where they are now

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Funding

How we are funded
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Newsletters, blogs and reports

News about WCIJ
WisWatch Blog
WisconsinWeekly
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Report to Stakeholders

Impact

The Trust Project
Awards and honors
How we track our stories
Stories making a difference
Testimonials from journalists, educators and the public

Work with us

Internships
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For students: How to get involved with the Center
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Be your own watchdog
Open government resources
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Alexandra Hall, the Wisconsin Public Radio Mike Simonson Memorial Investigative Reporting Fellow, interviews Guillermo Ramos at dairy farm in northern Buffalo County, Wisconsin. Ramos, who is from Mexico, has worked there for 17 years.