INN Staff

INN Staff

The Investigative News Network (INN) is dedicated to helping our member non-profit news organizations produce and distribute stories with the highest impact possible, and to become sustainable nonprofit organizations.

Recent Articles

For Florida news nonprofit, data journalism pays bills

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A funny thing happened on the way to sustainability for the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting. Specifically — data journalism, and selling the Center's expertise to major news clients, such as the Miami Herald, and local NBC and NPR affiliates, that lack the staffing and expertise to really crunch the numbers. Continue Reading →

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INN statement on vote to evict Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism from University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Investigative News Network CEO Kevin Davis expressed disappointment and concern over the vote by the Wisconsin State Legislature's Joint Finance Committee to evict a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative journalism center from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Continue Reading →

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Charitable State Registration May Be Missed by Many Nonprofit News Organizations

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This is a guest post from Cliff Perlman, Attorney At Law with Perlman & Perlman. Although Investigative News Network members may not solicit funds in many places or receive large sums, it is nevertheless important to understand the laws that apply to your various fundraising efforts. Failure to comply can lead not only to fines from the state in which you solicit and such failure can also lead to bad publicity which can hurt you and the Network on many levels. It is important for you to understand how charitable fundraising activities are regulated. This article provides an overview of charitable solicitation. Continue Reading →

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Slow and Underfunded, EPA Program Falls Short in Toxic Site Cleanups

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Despite about $1.5 billion in federal grants and loans doled out by the Environmental Protection Agency over 19 years, hundreds of thousands of abandoned and polluted properties known as “brownfields” continue to mar communities across the country. Some sites are contaminating groundwater, while at others the toxins’ impact on the communities are unknown. Continue Reading →

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