Tag: investigative journalism

Samantha Swindler (’02) wins award for courage

Samantha Swindler (’02), the publisher and editor of the weekly Headlight Herald in Tillamook, Oregon, won the 2010 Tom and Pat Gish Award for courage, integrity and tenacity in rural journalism after spearheading a look into the corruption of a local sheriff. The Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, based in the School of… Read More

Initiative will seek new national model for investigative journalism

Contacts: Joe Bergantino or Maggie Mulvihill, 617-353-9097 Marc Fest, Knight Foundation, 305-908-2677; fest@knightfoundation.org BOSTON (MARCH 22) — Boston University’s New England Center for Investigative Reporting (NECIR) is launching a new initiative to create a national model for sustainable nonprofit investigative journalism, thanks to a two-year, $400,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight… Read More

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