Commentary by Michael StollThe tempest around the Internal Revenue Service's practice of targeting conservative political groups has vastly overshadowed the plight of nonprofit news organizations seeking tax-exempt status.
Many have suffered delays of up to 32 months in a process that normally takes no longer than six months. But the cause of our problems runs much deeper than whether our business model fits into the nonprofit mold.... Read More »
The Investigative News Network has joined more than 50 other signatories to a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder in opposition to the U.S. Department of Justice's unprecendent subpoenas of Associated Press reporting records.
The letter accompanies 16,000 petition signatures from local people around the United States echoing this call for the Department of Justice to protect press freedom.You can read the full press release... Read More »
The Voice of San Diego has launched a new website, and it’s not just a redesign: It's also a major restructuring of the content management system and a change to the overall news experience for the reader.
If you are a nonprofit news organization you are most likely familiar with the world of fundraising and grant writing. Whether you are a newbie or veteran to this process, this week I provide some tips to help you in your adventures on the grant-writing road.
As part of a generous grant from the Open Society Foundations, INN has received $100,000 over two years to help nonprofit newsrooms secure necessary insurance to safeguard their mission-driven news organizations.
This past week, I had the pleasure of writing checks for more than $14,000 to five INN members, so that they could purchase — for the first time — Errors & Omissions (E&O) and/or Directors & Officers (D&O)... Read More »
The Investigative News Network now comprises 82 nonprofit newsrooms across North America: INN is pleased to welcome Mother Jones, the Raleigh Public Record, the Ochberg Society for Trauma Journalism and Hidden City Philadelphia.
INN was founded in 2009 to help the increasing number of nonprofit newsrooms pool resources, promote editorial collaborations and get wider distribution of their work.
“I could not be more excited to... Read More »
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For the past three years, INN and IRE have worked together to create a program specifically tailored to the needs and issues facing nonprofit investigative newsrooms during the annual IRE conference. This year, on Thursday, June 20, 2013 in San Antonio, TX, we will offer a day filled with leaders in the field, workshops, and idea sharing designed to invigorate nonprofit news veterans and interested... Read More »
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